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RHODODENDRON SPECIES REFERENCES

by Dick Brooks


Books on Rhododendrons 
Picture by S & J Perkins 
Examining the books before the chapter meeting 


In preparing the species profiles for the Species in Our Midst, members of the Species Study Group found the following references helpful, and in many cases indispensable.

Bowers, Clement G., RHODODENDRONS AND AZALEAS, The MacMillan Company, New York, 1936 (second edition 1960).

Bulgin, Lansing W., RHODODENDRON HYBRIDS: A COMPENDIUM BY PARENT, published by the author, 1986.

Cox, Peter A., DWARF RHODODENDRONS, Macmillan Publishing Co., New York, 1973.

Cox, Peter A., THE LARGER SPECIES OF RHODODENDRON, B. T. Batsford Ltd., London, 1979.

Cox, Peter A., THE SMALLER RHODODENDRONS, Timber Press, Portland, OR, 1985.

Cox, Peter A. and Kenneth N. E. Cox, COX'S GUIDE TO CHOOSING RHODODENDRONS, Timber Press, Portland, OR, 1990.

Cox, Peter A. and Kenneth N. E. Cox, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RHODODENDRON SPECIES, Glendoick Publishing, Perth, Scotland, 1997.

Davidian, H. H., THE RHODODENDRON SPECIES, Volume I Lepidotes, Timber Press, Portland, OR, 1982.

Davidian, H. H., THE RHODODENDRON SPECIES, Volume II Elepidotes, Part 1 Arboreum-Lacteum, Timber Press, Portland, OR, 1989.

Davidian, H. H., THE RHODODENDRON SPECIES, Volume III Elepidotes continued, Neriiflorum-Thomsonii, Azaleastrum and Camtschaticum, Timber Press, Portland, OR, 1992.

Davidian, H. H., THE RHODODENDRON SPECIES, Vol. IV Azaleas, Timber Press, Portland, OR, 1995.

Galle, Fred C., AZALEAS, Timber Press, Portland, OR, 1985.

Greer, Harold E., GREER'S GUIDEBOOK TO AVAILABLE RHODODENDRONS, Offshoot Publications, Eugene, OR, 1996 (3rd edition).

Leach, David G., RHODODENDRONS OF THE WORLD, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1961.

THE RHODODENDRON HANDBOOK 1998, The Royal Horticultural Society, London, 1997.

The following are publications of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh:

Cullen, J., A REVISION OF RHODODENDRON I. Subgenus Rhododendron Sections Rhododendron & Pogonanthum. In Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Vol. XXXIX No 1, 1980.

Chamberlain, D. F., A REVISION OF RHODODENDRON II. Subgenus Hymenanthes. In Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Vol. XXXIX No 2, 1982.

Philipson, W. R. and M. N. Philipson, A REVISION OF RHODODENDRON III. Subgenera Azaleastrum, Mumeazalea, Candidastrum and Therorhodion. In Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Vol. XLIV No 1, 1986.

Chamberlain, D. F. and S. J. Rae, A REVISION OF RHODODENDRON IV. Subgenus Tsutsusi. In Edinburgh Journal of Botany, Vol. 47 No 2, 1990.

Kron, K. A., A REVISION OF RHODODENDRON Section Pentanthera. In Edinburgh Journal of Botany, Vol. 50 No 3, 1993.

Judd, W. S. and K. A. Kron, A REVISION OF RHODODENDRON VI. Subgenus Pentanthera (Sections Sciadorhodion, Rhodora and Viscidula). In Edinburgh Journal of Botany, Vol. 52 No 1, 1995.

Chamberlain, David et al., THE GENUS RHODODENDRON: Its Classification and Synonymy, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 1996.


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