Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron hippophaeoides Balf.f. & W.W.Sm.
Verifications:
Name Institution Det by and when
Rhododendron aff. hippophaeoides Balf.f. & W.W.Sm.EdinburghD.Chamberlain October 2006
Collector/Expedition: Cox, P. & Hutchison, P.
Collection number: 7022
Collection date: 22 September 1995
Country of origin: China:Sichuan Province:Liangshan Yi Aut. Pref.
Collecting locality: 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
RBGE accession number: 19960687
Barcode: E00073257
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)