Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron protistum Balf.f. & Forrest var. protistum
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Rhododendron protistum Balf.f. & Forrest var. protistumEdinburghChamberlain, David F. 1979
holotype of Rhododendron protistum Balf.f. & Forrest
Collector/Expedition: Forrest, George
Collection number: 16351
Collection date: May 1918
Country of origin: China:Yunnan, WNW
Collecting locality: Mekong/Salween divide
Habitat: In Rhododendron forest.
Description: Shrub of 20-30 feet; flowers fleshy, creamy white and flushed rose.
Barcode: E00001015
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)