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Cornus hemsleyi C. K. Schneider & Wangerin
Determined by: Q. Y. Xiang, Nov 2007
FOC
Yunnan: Zhongdian (Xianggelila) Xian. Along old road between Qiaotou and Zhongdian (Xianggelila = Chinese pinyin for Shangri-la) S of Xiao Zhongdian. Mixed forest of Pinus, Quercus, Betula and Populus with bamboo in understory. Forest and surrounding areas infested with leeches. 27°27'45"N, 99°53'51"E; 3190 m.
Edge of forest. Tree 5-6 m tall; young stems red; petals white; fruit immature, green.
D. E. Boufford, S. L. Kelley, R. H. Ree, H. Sun, B. Xu, J. P. Yue, L. L. Yue, D. C. Zhang & W. D. Zhu
35354 26 July 2006
 
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