Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron sanguineum Franch. ssp. sanguineum
Name Institution Det by and when
Rhododendron sanguineum Franch. ssp. sanguineumEdinburghChamberlain, D.F. 11 October 2000
Collector/Expedition: Gaoligong Shan Biotic Survey Expedition (2000)
Collection number: 12761
Collection date: 17 July 2000
Country of origin: China:Yunnan:Gongshan
Collecting locality: E side of Gaoligong Shan, W of Gongshan, on the trail from Qiqi to Dongshao Fang and the pass to the Dulong Jiang valley.
Latitude: 27° 41' 41'' N, Longitude: 27° 41' 41'' E
Habitat: Low mixed open woodland and above treeline. Growing in a boggy meadow.
Description: Evergreen shrub ca. 0.5 m tall. Calyx and corolla deep red.
Barcode: E00132476
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)