Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron protistum Balf.f. & Forrest var. protistum
isotype of Rhododendron giganteum Forrest ex Tagg var. seminudum Tagg & Forrest
Collector/Expedition: Forrest, George
Collection number: 19338
Collection date: March 1921
Country of origin: China:Yunnan, W
Collecting locality: Eastern flank of the 'Nmai kha Salween divide
Latitude: 25° 50' N, Longitude: 98° 25' E
Habitat: Open forest.
Description: Flowers deep rose to crimson at margin, shaded to almost white at base, lined on exterior a lighter shade of rose, the only marking a small deep crimson blotch at base.
Barcode: E00001386
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)