Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron sanguineum Franch. ssp. sanguineum var. haemaleum (Balf.f. & Forrest) D.F.Chamb.
Name Institution Det by and when
Rhododendron sanguineum Franch. ssp. haemaleum (Balf.f. & Forrest) CowanEdinburghD.F.Chamberlain 1977
holotype of Rhododendron sanguineum Franch. ssp. mesaeum Balf.f. ex Cowan
Collector/Expedition: Forrest, George
Collection number: 19958
Collection date: August 1921
Country of origin: China:Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region
Collecting locality: Salween/Kiu-chiang divide.
Latitude: 28° 20' N, Longitude: 98° 27' E
Habitat: Rocky moist slopes in side valleys.
Description: Shrub of 2 feet; flowers black-crimson.
Barcode: E00001090
Herbarium region: 3A (Outer China incl. Tibet)
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