Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron brachyanthum Franch. ssp. hypolepidotum (Franch.) Cullen
Name Institution Det by and when
Rhododendron brachyanthum Franch. ssp. hypolepidotum (Franch.) CullenEdinburghDavid F. Chamberlain 11 October 2000
Collector/Expedition: Gaoligong Shan Expedition (2000)
Collection number: 11921
Collection date: 03 July 2000
Country of origin: China:Yunnan:Gongshan
Collecting locality: E side of Gaoligong Shan, in the vicinity of the Daxue Cao waterfall, along the Danzhu He on the road from the Nu Jiang at Danzhu to the Myanmar border.
Latitude: 27° 37' 27'' N, Longitude: 98° 37' 59'' E
Habitat: Mixed broad-leaved evergreen and coniferous forest with most of the conifers having been taken out. Growing among boulders on a grassy slope at margin of forest near the water fall.
Description: Evergreen shrub ca. 80 cm tall. Corolla pale yellow.
Barcode: E00132096
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)