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Rhododendron simsii Planchon
Determined by: Rhui-Cheng Fang, December 2006
Yunnan: Tengchong Xian: Jietou Xiang. Xinzhuang Cun. Lingjia Xiaoshan, ca. 6.1 direct km ENE of Jietou on the W side of Gaoligong Shan. Coniferous forest. Plantation forest of Taiwania cryptomerioides and Pinus yunnanensis with remnant broadleaved evergreen elements. 25°26'45"N, 98°42'38"E; 1980 m.
Growing in open areas in disturbed forest adjacent to fields. W-facing. Loam. Base rock: granite. Slope 0-10°. Shrub ca. 3 m tall. Flowers red. Rare.
Gaoligong Shan Biodiversity Survey
29495 23 May 2006

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