Rhododendron haematodes Franch.
Collector/Expedition: Chungtien, Lijiang & Dali Expedition
Collection date: 19 October 1990
Country of origin: China:Yunnan Province
Collecting locality: Tsang (Cang) Shan: Little Huadianba.
Habitat: Amongst _R. hippophaeoides_ in wet boggy ground.
Description: Dwarf shrub to 50 cm; leaves narrowly obovate or elliptic, densely white hairy below, becoming dark fawn-coloured.
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)