Family: Ericaceae
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Rhododendron hippophaeoides Balf.f. & W.W.Sm.
Name Det. qual. Type of det. Det. based on specimen Det. by and when Institution
Rhododendron hippophaeoides Balf.f. & W.W.Sm.affDet.E00073257Chamberlain, D.F. October 2006Edinburgh,Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (E)
Collector/Expedition: Cox, Peter A. & Hutchison, Peter C.
Collection number: 7022
Collection date: 22nd September 1995
Country/Territory: China:Sichuan:Liangshan Yi
Collecting locality: China:Sichuan Province:Liangshan Yi Aut. Pref.:Daliang Shan between Meigu and Leibo
Latitude: 28°0'1''N, Longitude: 103°0'2''E
Habitat: Shrubby hillside with R. racemosum, R. polylepis & R. decorum
Description: Dwarf evergreen shrub to 3 feet often upright but not fastigiate more or less according to elevation and shelter Leaves glaucous to dark or pale green. Style c.3-5mm long, flower pale to deep lavander
Barcode: E00073257
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)
Number of sheets: 1
This specimen is a voucher for RBGE accession: 19960687