Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron protistum Balf.f. & Forrest
Collector/Expedition: Gaoligong Shan Expedition (1996)
Collection number: 7600
Collection date: 15 October 1996
Country of origin: China:Yunnan:Nujiang Lisu Aut. Pref.
Collecting locality: Disturbed primary forest northeast of Qi Qi Nature Reserve Station - track heading towards Dulongjiang
Latitude: 27° 42' 48'' N, Longitude: 98° 34' 18'' E
Habitat: Disturbed _Taiwania-Fagaceae-Lauraceae_ evergreen forest
Description: Tree to 5m; bark mottled grey/white/red
Barcode: E00153821
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)