Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron triflorum Hook. var. bauhiniiflorum (Watt ex Hutch.) Cullen
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Rhododendron triflorum Hook. var. bauhiniiflorum (Watt ex Hutch.) CullenJ. Cullen 1975
possible type of Rhododendron bauhiniflorum G.Watt ex Hutch.
Collector/Expedition: Watt, George
Collection number: 6549
Collection date: 17 April 1882
Country of origin: India:Manipur
Collecting locality: Ching Sow
Description: A small much branched bush on extremities. Fl. drooping -5 on each twig 1 1/2inch long 1/2 broad oblong acuminate. Undersurgace minutely clothed with brown. Lf buds linear acuminate. Fl buds ovate oblong 1/2 inch long. Fls 2 not quite expanded but apparently small yellow with linear acute petals cutting the Co almost to its base. Ca [illeg.] Lfs somewhat odorous when squeezed.
Miscellaneous notes: Probably same as Japoo plant
Barcode: E00907569
Herbarium region: 5A (India, Bangladesh & Pakistan)