⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record tro-50002922, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Rhododendron simsii var. simsii .
The record derives from Tropicos which reports it as a synonym (record 50002922) with original publication details: Icon. Pl. Formosan. 3: 134 134 1913.