Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron hippophaeoides Balf.f. & W.W.Sm.
Collector/Expedition: Chungtien, Lijiang & Dali Expedition (1990)
Collection number: 532
Collection date: 01 October 1990
Country of origin: China:Yunnan Province
Collecting locality: open valley 10km south of Zhongdian (Chungtien) [Shangri-la City]
Latitude: 27° 43' 36'' N, Longitude: 99° 42' 48'' E
Habitat: open ground, often in damp areas
Description: small shrub to 1m; foliage pale green; flowers lavender
Barcode: E00740395
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)