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Rhododendron megacalyx I. B. Balfour & Kingdon Ward
Determined by: David F. Chamberlain, February 2009
FOC
Yunnan: Gongshan Zizhi Xian: Cikai Zheng. Vicinity of Dimupo, ca. 7 direct km WNW of Gongshan on the road from Gongshan to Kongdang on the E side of Gaoligong Shan. Subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest. Subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest, dominated by Lithocarpus and Pinus yunnanensis. 27°45'28"N, 98°35'37"E; 2530 m.
Growing in Pinus forest. S-facing. Loam. Base rock: granite. Slope 0-10°. Shrub, 2 m tall. Fruit green, persistent calyx green Rare.
Gaoligong Shan Biodiversity Survey
33706 17 August 2006
 
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