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This species is accepted, and its native range is Papua New Guinea.

Native to:

New Guinea

Rhododendron vitis-idaea Sleumer appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 1957 Carr, C.E. [15098], Papua New Guinea K000083112 isotype
Feb 1, 1957 Carr, C.E. [15294], Papua New Guinea K000083113
Feb 1, 1957 Carr, C.E. [13801], Papua New Guinea K000083114
Gooer, G. [B.88], United Kingdom 39241.000
Kores, P.J. [WEI1442], Papua New Guinea K000083115
Kores, P.J. [WEI1396], Papua New Guinea K000083116
Jan 1, 1973 Philipson, W.R. [3404], Papua New Guinea Rhododendron vandeursenii K000083054
Nov 1, 1960 Womersley, J.S. [11351], Papua New Guinea Rhododendron vandeursenii K000083504 paratype
Brass, L.J. [30431], Papua New Guinea Rhododendron vandeursenii K000083051 Unknown type material
Brass, L.J. [30656], Papua New Guinea Rhododendron vandeursenii K000083056
Brass, L.J. [30657], Papua New Guinea Rhododendron vandeursenii K000083057
Sayers, C.D. [21358], Papua New Guinea Rhododendron vandeursenii K000083052
Hartley, T.G. [12818], Papua New Guinea Rhododendron vandeursenii K000083055
Wade, L.K. [ANU7723], Papua New Guinea Rhododendron vandeursenii K000083053

First published in Reinwardtia 5: 156 (1960)

Accepted by

  • Argent, G. (2015). Rhododendrons of subgenus Vireya, ed. 2: 1-454. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
  • Gibbs, D., Chaimberlain, D. & Argent, G. (2011). The red list of Rhododendrons: 1-128. Botanic Gardens Conservation International, Richmond, U.K.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Gibbs, D., Chaimberlain, D. & Argent, G. (2011). The red list of Rhododendrons: 1-128. Botanic Gardens Conservation International, Richmond, U.K.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0