Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron faucium D.F.Chamb.
possible type of Rhododendron faucium D.F.Chamb.
Collector/Expedition: Ludlow, Frank; Sherriff, George & Elliott, H.H.
Collection number: 12289
Collection date: 12 March 1937
Country of origin: China:Xizang, SE
Collecting locality: Pome Province, Layoting, Tongyuk Chu
Habitat: Common at edge of conifer forest
Description: Tree 10 feet; corolla pink spotted deep red and with deep red basal patches; calyx pinkish green; filaments and style white, tinged pink at lower ends; anthers very dark chocolate; stigma dark crimson; bud scales pale green; leaves dark green above, pale green below.
Barcode: E00001265
Herbarium region: 3A (Outer China incl. Tibet)