Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron dichroanthum Diels ssp. scyphocalyx (Balf.f. & Forrest) Cowan
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Rhododendron dichroanthum Diels ssp. scyphocalyx (Balf.f. & Forrest) CowanEdinburghDavid F. Chamberlain 1977
holotype of Rhododendron herpesticum Balf.f. & Kingdon-Ward
Collector/Expedition: Kingdon-Ward, Francis
Collection number: 1793
Collection date: 16 July 1914
Country of origin: Myanmar:Upper Burma
Collecting locality: Mwai divide, Ridge of Naung Chaung
Habitat: Amongst bamboo growth on the ridge near the tree limit and amongst rhododendron carpet at the summit of the mountain (N. slope).
Description: Dwarf shrub forming tangled growths covering a good deal of ground and rising to a height of about a foot; flowers dull yellow and orange red.
Barcode: E00001084
Herbarium region: 5C (Myanmar (Burma))
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