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Rhododendron rubiginosum Franchet
Determined by: D. F. Chamberlain, Jun 2008
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Yunnan: Zhongdian (Xianggelila) Xian. Road from Zhongdian (Xianggelila = Chinese pinyin for Shangri-la) to Haba Cun (at base of Haba Xue Shan - Haba Snow Mountain) between km marker 53 and 54. Mixed deciduous-mixed coniferous forest on steep slopes with occasional ravines with small streams. 27°41'29"N, 100°1'30"E; 3410-3440 m.
Edge of forest. Shrub can 4 m tall; leaves adaxially dark green, abaxially paler; fruit immature, green.
David E. Boufford, Jiahui CHEN, Susan L. Kelley, Richard H. Ree, Hang SUN, Bo XU, Ji-Pei YUE, Liangliang YUE, Dacai. ZHANG & Weidong ZHU
35011 20 July 2006
 
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