Alfred Rehder, Curator of the Herbarium of the Arnold Arboretum, has been awarded the Loder Rhododendron Cup for 1936 by the Royal Horticultural Society of London. This cup has been awarded annually since 1921, but only three times has it gone outside of England.
Professor Rehder has been with the Arboretum for 35 years, and has spent much time abroad collecting new and interesting specimens for the Harvard collection.
"The Manual of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs," one of Professor Rehder's books is a standard text and reference work in the United States. Another work, which took 18 years to complete, is the "Bradley Bibliography," a list of all dendritic writings from the fifteenth