Rhododendron insigne insigne Hemsl. & E. H. Wilson



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status



"Not collected recently and thought to be possibly extinct in the wild by some but may be known to Chinese researchers."

(Gibbs et al., 2011:49)



Sichuan Province, China


Biology & Ecology










Chamberlain D.F. (1982) A Revision of Rhododendron II. Subgenus Hymenanthes. Notes from The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh 39(2): 209–486

Davidian, H.H. (1989). The Rhododedndrons Species. Volume II. Elepidote Speices. Series Arboreum-Lacteum. 344p. Batsford, London

Fang, M., Fang, R., He, M., Hu, L., Yang, H. & Chamberlain, D. (2005) Flora of China – Apiaceae through Ericaceae. Vol. 14, pp. 260–455. Science Press (China) and Missouri Botanic Garden Press (USA)

Gibbs, Douglas, Chamberlain, David and Argent, George. (2011). The Red List of Rhododendrons. Richmond, U.K.: Botanic Gardens Conservation International. 128 pp.

McQuire, J.F.L. & Robinson, M.L.A. (2009) Pocket Guide to Rhododendron Species based on the descriptions by H.H. Davidian. 692p. Kew Publishing, Kew

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2008) RBGE BGBASE Database. Unpublished. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh


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