⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2667155, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Rhododendron makinoi Tagg ex Nakai.
The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: J. Jap. Bot. 6: 3 1929.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:326858-1.