Rhododendron delavayi Franch.

First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 33: 231 (1886)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Himalaya to S. Central China (and NW. Guangxi) to Indo-China. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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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.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • 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.
  • Sanjappa, M. & Sastry, A.R.K. (eds.) (2014). Fascicles of Flora of India 25: 1-468. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1980 Cavalerie, J. [4627] China Rhododendron arboreum subsp. delavayi K000769488 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1980 Forrest, G. [12745] China Rhododendron arboreum subsp. delavayi K000769487 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1980 Delavay, J.M. [292] China Rhododendron arboreum subsp. delavayi K000769486 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1980 Delavay, J.M. [887] China Rhododendron arboreum subsp. delavayi K000769485 Type Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0