Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron exasperatum Tagg
syntype of Rhododendron exasperatum Tagg
Collector/Expedition: Kingdon-Ward, Francis
Collection number: 6855
Collection date: 05 June 1926
Country of origin: Myanmar
Collecting locality: Advance Base, Seingku Wang.
Latitude: 28° 8' N, Longitude: 97° 25' E
Habitat: growing on steep rocky sheltered slopes with are clothed in tanglewood, without any big trees
Description: A small gnarled tree. The bright red foliage bud scales are no a feature, these bud scales are persistent for several years.
Miscellaneous notes: (A very similar species, Ward 6302, was collected in the Tsangpo Gorge, November 1924 but no see was secured)
Barcode: E00129535
Herbarium region: 5 (South Asia)