Rhododendron bhutanense D.G.Long & Bowes Lyon
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|Rhododendron bhutanense D.G.Long & Bowes Lyon||Edinburgh||Long, David G. June 1987|
isotype of Rhododendron bhutanense D.G.Long & Bowes Lyon
Collector/Expedition: Ludlow, Francis & Sherriff, George
Collection date: 07 June 1937
Country of origin: Bhutan:Central Bhutan
Collecting locality: Tang Chu, Ritang.
Habitat: Open rocky hillside
Description: Shrub of 4-6 feet; buds bright pink; corolla very pale pink, lobes deeper pink, large magenta basal patch and spots; ovary, style and filaments glabrous, ovary dark red; calyx glabrous, very small, lobes rosey; leaves upper surface dull green, glabrous; lower surface with course brown tomentum covering midrib.
Miscellaneous notes: The highest growing Rhododendron
Herbarium region: 5 (South Asia)