⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record tro-50060763, 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 50060763) with original publication details: Survey of Genus Rhododendron in S. China 101 101 1983.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:902900-1.