Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron hippophaeoides Balf.f. & W.W.Sm.
Collector/Expedition: Yu, Tse-tsun
Collection date: 10 May 1937
Country of origin: China:Yunnan Province
Collecting locality: Lichiang [Lijiang], Snow Range
Latitude: 27° 5' 22'' N, Longitude: 100° 10' 40'' E
Habitat: among thickets
Description: shrub 1-3 ft, violet blue
Miscellaneous notes: common
Barcode: E00740401
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)