Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron arizelum Balf.f. & Forrest
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Name Institution Det by and when
Rhododendron angelum Balf.f. & ForrestEdinburghDavid F. Chamberlain 11 October 2000
Collector/Expedition: Gaoligong Shan Expedition (2000)
Collection number: 12720
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' 41'' N, Longitude: 98° 29' 30'' E
Habitat: Open alpine scrub and boggy meadows at or above treeline. Growing in open area along the rocky trail.
Description: Evergreen shrub ca. 3 m tall. Leaves orange tomentose abaxially. Buds red. Young fruit orange.
Barcode: E00132283
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)