Yunnan: Zhongdian (Xianggelila) Xian.
Haba Xue Shan (Haba Snow Mountain), E side between Yügutu and Hei Hai (Black Sea) lake.
Rhododendron forest and thickets interspersed with meadows and rocky slopes at about 4200 m, near Yügutu
Open slope.Bracts abaxially white with broad green central stripe; petals white.
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