Rhododendron fortunei Lindl.

First published in Gard. Chron. 1859: 868 (1859)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Central & S. China to N. Indo-China. It is a tree and grows primarly in the temperate biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

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

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Gibbs, D., Chaimberlain, D. & Argent, G. (2011). The red list of Rhododendrons: 1-128. Botanic Gardens Conservation International, Richmond, U.K.
  • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh lục các loài thực vật Việt Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà Nội : Nhà xuất bản Nông nghiệp.
  • 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.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2005). Flora of China 14: 1-581. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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