Rhododendron L.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to Tropical Asian Mountains and NE. Australia.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Altay, Amur, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Cambodia, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Finland, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Greenland, Hainan, Idaho, Illinois, India, Inner Mongolia, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesser Sunda Is., Louisiana, Magadan, Maine, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, Solomon Is., South Carolina, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Introduced into:

Belgium, Great Britain, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ireland, Madeira, Netherlands

Rhododendron L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 1997 Johns, R.J. [8072], Indonesia K000083549 No
34038.000 No
Gay, H.J. [882], Papua New Guinea K000083527 No
Gideon, O.G. [LAE57428], Papua New Guinea K000083528 No
Woods, P.J.B. [12], Papua New Guinea K000083529 No
Kerenga, K. [LAE77630], Papua New Guinea K000083530 No
Gideon, O.G. [LAE77152], Papua New Guinea K000083532 No
Reeve, T.M. [3971], Papua New Guinea K000083533 No
Reeve, T.M. [2510], Papua New Guinea K000083534 No
Reeve, T.M. [1901], Papua New Guinea K000083535 No
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [2236], Papua New Guinea K000083536 No
Fisher, W.E. [70], Papua New Guinea K000083537 No
Akakavara, O. [LAE73214], Papua New Guinea K000083538 No
Akakavara, O. [LAE73212], Papua New Guinea K000083539 No
Morren [3009], Papua New Guinea K000083540 No
Frodin, D.G. [2449], Papua New Guinea K000083541 No
Frodin, D.G. [3498], Papua New Guinea K000083542 No
Kerenga, K. [LAE74495], Papua New Guinea K000083555 No
Kerenga, K. [LAE76418], Papua New Guinea K000083556 No
Kerenga, K. [LAE76417], Papua New Guinea K000083557 No
Frodin, D.G. [2799], Papua New Guinea K000083543 No
Frodin, D.G. [2337], Papua New Guinea K000083544 No
Frodin, D.G. [3338], Papua New Guinea K000083545 No
Kanehira [14024], Indonesia K000083546 No
Sands, M.J.S. [6803], Indonesia K000083547 No
Sands, M.J.S. [6803], Indonesia K000083548 No
Millar, A.N. [NGF40627], Papua New Guinea K000083550 No
Foreman, D.B. [NGF45524], Papua New Guinea K000083551 No
Wiakabu, J. [LAE50563], Papua New Guinea K000083552 No
Frodin, D.G. [NGF28300], Papua New Guinea K000083553 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 759] K001132382 Yes

First published in Sp. Pl.: 392 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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