Yunnan: Zhongdian (Xianggelila) Xian.
Haba Xue Shan (Haba Snow Mountain). N facing slope near Yügutu.
Abies- Picea-Larix forest with several species of mixed evergreen Rhododendron, including R. arboreum (mostly stump sprouts - original trees cut for firewood) and R. wardii
On rocky bank of small lake.Flowers yellow, apex of inner tepals black.
D. E. Boufford, J. H. Chen, S. L. Kelley, R. H. Ree, H. Sun, B. Xu, J. P. Yue, L. L. Yue, D. C. Zhang & W. D. Zhu