Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron sanguineum Franch. ssp. sanguineum var. himertum (Balf.f. & Forrest) D.F.Chamb.
Name Institution Det by and when
Rhododendron sanguineum Franch. ssp. himertum (Balf.f. & Forrest) CowanEdinburghD.F.Chamberlain 1978
holotype of Rhododendron fulvastrum Balf.f. & Forrest var. fulvastrum
Collector/Expedition: Forrest, George
Collection number: 19023
Collection date: July 1919
Country of origin: China:Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region
Collecting locality: Salween/Kiu-chiang divide.
Latitude: 28° 40' N, Longitude: 98° 15' E
Habitat: On rocky slopes and ledges of cliffs in ravines.
Description: Intermediate between var. himertum and R. temenium var. gilvum. Shrub of 2 feet; flowers pale lemon yellow, without markings.
Barcode: E00001101
Herbarium region: 3A (Outer China incl. Tibet)
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