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Rhododendron aganniphum I. B. Balfour & Kingdon Ward var. aganniphum
Determined by: Hans Eiberg, 8 July 2011
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Xizang (Tibet): Bianba Xian. First pass from the city of Bianba (Banbar) to Luolong (Lhorong) on highway 303. Mixed shrub community with tall (> 1.5 m) Rhododendron aganniphum, Salix, Sibiraea, Spiraea, Potentilla fruticosa and Caragana jubata. 30°45'40"N, 94°58'46"E; 4400-4440 m.
Slopes, around boulders. Shrubs ca. 1.5-1.7 m tall; young leaves with tan indumentum, viscid; corolla yellow on remaining flowers; fruit immature, green.
David E. Boufford, Bruce Bartholomew, Deren A. Eaton, Xin-Hui LI, Richard H. Ree, Bo XU, Ji-Pei YUE, Jian-Wen ZHANG & Xin-Xin ZHU
40856 21 July 2009
 
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