Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron dichroanthum Diels ssp. scyphocalyx (Balf.f. & Forrest) Cowan
Name Institution Det by and when
Rhododendron dichroanthum Diels ssp. scyphocalyx (Balf.f. & Forrest) CowanEdinburghDavid F. Chamberlain 1977
holotype of Rhododendron torquatum Balf.f. & Farrer
Collector/Expedition: Farrer, Reginald John
Collection number: 1775
Collection date: 31 July 1920
Country of origin: Myanmar:Upper Burma
Collecting locality: Maguchi Pass
Habitat: Upper alpine region.
Description: A broad spreading bush of 2-4 feet; flowers variable in many shades of salmon and scarlet. Leaf reverse usually white but often of a dirty dark ash colour. Pedicels glandular. Fleshy corolloid calyx-process very in the same colour as the flowers. This is no true calyx however since when the corolla falls this also after lingering a little comes off too in separate portions like deciduous petals
Barcode: E00001082
Herbarium region: 5C (Myanmar (Burma))
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