Rhododendron retivenium

Tsen, S. and Mohd Yusof, Nur Adillah, M.Y. and Khoo, E. and Maryani, A. and Colin Ruzelion Maycock and Nilus, R. and Sugau, J. and Pereira, J.T. (2021) Rhododendron retivenium. [Dataset]

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Abstract

Rhododendron retivenium is a small tree, endemic to Sabah. The estimated area of occupancy (AOO) and extent of occurrence (EOO) are 68 km2 and 328.6 km2, respectively. Although the AOO is calculated from known existing records, it is considered that the actual AOO may be considerably larger than this due to under sampling. It is known from at least three protected areas and no major threat to the population of the species. Hence, it is assessed as Least Concern. Rhododendron retivenium is endemic to Sabah, Malaysia.

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Additional Information: Rhododendron retinevium is a small tree up to 6 m tall . It usually grows terrestrially at altitudinal range from 2,000-2,700 m asl (Argent et al. 2007). Compilation of collection records of the species shows that it also grow at elevation starting from 1,500 m asl. Rhododendron retinevium is protected in situ in at least three protected areas. It known to be cultivated as ornamental plant at Kg. Tiulon, Nabawan. It was also introduced into cultivation in Edinburgh in 1980 (Argent 2006).
Uncontrolled Keywords: Plantae , Tracheophyta , Magnoliopsida , Ericales , Ericaceae
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Tropical Forestry
Depositing User: DG MASNIAH AHMAD -
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2021 11:35
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2021 11:35
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/27377

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