Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron dendricola Hutch.
isotype of Rhododendron taronense Hutch.
Collector/Expedition: Kingdon-Ward Frank
Collection number: 5501
Collection date: November 1922
Country of origin: China:Yunnan
Collecting locality: Taron Valley on the Burma frontier
Habitat: always epiphytic growing high up on trees in the jungle
Description: Shrub of 10-15ft; slightly fragrant. Flowers milk white with a splash of lemon on the upper petal.
Miscellaneous notes: This specimen was about 40ft above tyhe ground. Just coming into flower
Barcode: E00314420
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)