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Rhododendron neriiflorum Franchet
Determined by: Elizabeth Georgian, April 2013
Yunnan: Tengchong Xian: Mingguang Xiang. Zizhi Cun. Jiangao Shan on trail E of Baduolin Yakou (pass at marker number 8 between China and Myanmar). W of Gaoligong Shan. Subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest. Forest dominated by Rhododendron, Acer, Lauraceae, Ilex, and Tsuga. 25°48'34"N, 98°37'29"E; 3020 m.
Growing in forest in partial sun. SW-facing. Loam. Base rock: limestone. Slope 10-30°. Shrub ca. 3 m tall. Corolla dark red. Filaments pink. Anthers black. Young fruit cream colored. Common.
Gaoligong Shan Biodiversity Survey
30559 23 May 2006

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