Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron brachyanthum Franch. ssp. hypolepidotum (Franch.) Cullen
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Rhododendron brachyanthum Franch. ssp. hypolepidotum (Franch.) CullenEdinburghDavid F. Chamberlain 12 October 2000
Collector/Expedition: Gaoligong Shan Expedition (2000)
Collection number: 12672
Collection date: 16 July 2000
Country of origin: China:Yunnan:Gongshan
Collecting locality: E side of Gaoligong Shan, W of Gongshan and W of Qiqi between Dongshao Fang and the pass to the Dulong Jiang valley.
Latitude: 27° 41' 46'' N, Longitude: 98° 27' 19'' E
Habitat: Open alpine scrub and boggy meadows at or above treeline. Growing in a wet sloping meadow.
Description: Shrub ca. 1 m tall. Corolla yellow.
Barcode: E00132102
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)