Rhododendron wardii W.W.Sm.

First published in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 8: 205 (1914)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. Tibet to China (SW. Sichuan, NW. Yunnan). It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

China South-Central, Tibet

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.
  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1977 Forrest, G. [14128] China K000769422 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1977 Forrest, G. [10428] China K000769418 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1977 Forrest, G. [16511] China K000769421 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1977 Forrest, G. [16715] China K000769420 Unknown Type Material Yes
K:SPC-33752.000 No
Forrest, G. [10428] China K000769419 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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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
  • Kew Science Photographs

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