Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron brachyanthum Franch. ssp. hypolepidotum (Franch.) Cullen
isotype of Rhododendron charitostreptum Balf.f. & Kingdon-Ward
Collector/Expedition: Kingdon-Ward Frank
Collection number: 3302
Collection date: 02 July 1919
Country of origin: Myanmar
Collecting locality: N.E. Burma, Imaw Bum
Habitat: on and amongst granite rocks, on S. facing slopes
Description: Dawrf growing in compact masses. Thickets a foot deep. Flowers a lovely lemon yellow, with re stames. In full bloom caylex green dusted with sealy meal. Leaves aromatic, flowers slighty fragrant
Miscellaneous notes: Very Common. 23rd July 1919. A good Many plants still in bloom. This, with Nos. 3301,3365,3610,3290 and dwarf salix forms the bulk of the carpet covering the granite rocks of Imaw. 25th July 1919. Bees visiting the flowers, though it was raining steadily.
Barcode: E00314377
Herbarium region: 5 (South Asia)