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 haemaleum Balf.f. & Forrest
Collector/Expedition: Forrest, George
Collection number: 5073
Collection date: August 1904
Country of origin: China:Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region
Collecting locality: Mekong/Salween divide, NW of Tseku.
Habitat: Open rocky situations in side valleys.
Description: Shrub of 3-5 feet; flowers black crimson.
Barcode: E00001092
Herbarium region: 3A (Outer China incl. Tibet)
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