Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron protistum Balf.f. & Forrest var. giganteum (Forrest ex Tagg) D.F.Chamb.
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Rhododendron protistum Balf.f. & Forrest var. giganteum (Forrest ex Tagg) D.F.Chamb.EdinburghChamberlain, David F. 1979
holotype of Rhododendron giganteum Forrest ex Tagg
Collector/Expedition: Forrest, George
Collection number: 19335
Collection date: March 1921
Country of origin: China:Yunnan, W
Collecting locality: Eastern flank of the 'Nmai kha Salween divide
Latitude: 25° 40' N, Longitude: 98° 25' E
Habitat: Open forest
Description: Tree of 80 feet; flowers deep rose to crimson without markings but a slight blotch of deep crimson at base.
Barcode: E00001017
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)