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Rhododendron forrestii I. B. Balfour ex Diels
Determined by: David F. Chamberlain, February 2009
Yunnan: Gongshan Zizhi Xian: Binzhongluo Xiang. About 3 direct km SW of Gawagapu mountain and ca. 16.5 direct km WSW of Bingzhongluo in the next basin to the E of Chukuai lake, E side of Gaoligong Shan. Meadow. High elevation meadow without disturbance. 27°59'18"N, 98°27'47"E; 4080 m.
Growing on alpine slope (exposed ridge). W-facing. moss on rock. Base rock: limestone. Slope 30-60°. Prostrate shrub, 2.5 cm tall. Fruit brown. Occasional.
Gaoligong Shan Biodiversity Survey
31561 29 August 2006

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