Yunnan: Zhongdian (Xianggelila) Xian.
Sichuan-Yunnan border area. South side of Zhongdian Daxue Shan.
Grazed meadows, Rhododendron thickets, limestone and shale scree slopes and outcropping ledges
Growing up through dwarf Rhododendron on Yunnan (S) side of pass.Corolla pinkish purple, galea darker, base of galea and tube whitish.
D. E. Boufford, B. Bartholomew, D. A. Eaton, X. H. Li, R. H. Ree, B. Xu, J. P. Yue, J. W. Zhang & X. X. Zhu