Rhododendron protistum giganteum (Forrest & Tagg) Chamberlain



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 1981

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Gaoligongshan, Yunnan (south-west), China


Biology & Ecology










Li-kuo, F. and Jian-ming, J. 1992. China Plant Red Data Book – Rare and Endangered Plants 1. Science Press, Beijing.

National Environment Protection Bureau. 1987. The list of rare and endangered plants protected in China. Botanical Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academy Press, Beijing.

Oldfield, Sara, Lusty, Charlotte and MacKinven, Amy (compilers). (1998). The World List of Threatened Trees. Cambridge, U.K.: World Conservation Press. 650 pp.

Sun, W. 1998. Rhododendron protistum var. giganteum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32370A9701349. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T32370A9701349.en. Downloaded on 08 May 2017.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.



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