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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tibet to Central China and N. Indo-China.

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, Myanmar, Tibet, Vietnam

Rhododendron yunnanense Franch. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Forrest, G. [18000], Yunnan K000769222 Unknown type material
Forrest, G. [16265], Sichuan K000769223 Unknown type material
Forrest, G. [16790], Sichuan K000769225
Delavay, J.M. [4393], Yunnan K000769224
Delavay, J.M. [293], Yunnan K000769226
Delavay, J.M. [293], Yunnan K000769227

First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 33: 232 (1886)

Accepted by

  • Nguyen, T.T.H. & Nguyen, T.H. (2012). New records of two species of Rhododendron L. (Ericaceae Juss.) for the flora of Vietnam Journal of Biology (Vietnam) 34: 446-451.
  • Gibbs, D., Chaimberlain, D. & Argent, G. (2011). The red list of Rhododendrons: 1-128. Botanic Gardens Conservation International, Richmond, U.K.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2005). Flora of China 14: 1-581. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Nguyen, T.T.H. & Nguyen, T.H. (2012). New records of two species of Rhododendron L. (Ericaceae Juss.) for the flora of Vietnam Journal of Biology (Vietnam) 34: 446-451.
  • Gibbs, D., Chaimberlain, D. & Argent, G. (2011). The red list of Rhododendrons: 1-128. Botanic Gardens Conservation International, Richmond, U.K.

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