⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record tro-50060088, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Rhododendron orbiculare subsp. orbiculare .
The record derives from Tropicos which reports it as a synonym (record 50060088) with original publication details: J. As. Soc. North China Branch 7: 216 216 1873.