Rhododendron veitchianum

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Rhododendron veitchianum


Taxonavigation: Ericales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Ericales

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Ericoideae
Tribus: Rhodoreae
Genus: Rhododendron
Subgenus: R. subg. Rhododendron
Sectio: R. sect. Rhododendron
Subsectio: R. subsect. Maddenia
Species: Rhododendron veitchianum


Rhododendron veitchianum Hook., Bot. Mag. 83: t. 4992 (1857).


  • Azalea veitchiana (Hook.) Kuntze
  • Rhododendron smilesii Hutchinson


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asie
      • S-Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Chumbi, India (West Bengal)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Hooker, W.J. 1857. Curtis’s botanical magazine, comprising the plants of the Royal Gardens of Kew, and of other botanical establishments in Great Britain; with suitable descriptions. Vol. LXXXIII [= Vol. XIII of the third series.] pp. 4958–5024. Lovell Reeve, London. BHL Reference page. : 83: t. 4992.


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