Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron dichroanthum Diels ssp. scyphocalyx (Balf.f. & Forrest) Cowan
Name Institution Det by and when
Rhododendron dichroanthum Diels ssp. scyphocalyx (Balf.f. & Forrest) CowanEdinburghDavid F. Chamberlain February 2009
Collector/Expedition: Gaoligong Shan Biotic Survey Expedition - Summer 2005
Collection number: 28695
Collection date: 17 August 2005
Country of origin: China:Yunnan:Fugong
Collecting locality: Yaping Cun, S of Yaping Yakou in the second cirque with two small lakes in the bottom, just below the border with Myanmar, E side of Gaoligong Shan.
Latitude: 27° 11' 58'' N, Longitude: 98° 41' 39'' E
Habitat: Meadow around lake with steep boulder covered hillside covered mostly with perennial herbs leading up to the ridge. Growing on moist slope above lake.
Description: Shrub ca. 1 m tall. Corolla pale orange but darker inside at base. Filaments pale yellow, anthers black.
Miscellaneous notes: undisturbed
Barcode: E00319219
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)