I (m) melleum subsp. nov.
A typo floiibus luteis, ovario et tomentoso et glandu?oso distincta ; a subsp. hirnerio ovario glandu?oso, a Rh. citrinifloro }3alf. f. et Forrest indumento baud lanato differt.
This species is recognised by its yellow flowers and glandular ovary. Formerly several of the numbers quoted here were under Rh. citrini-florum, Balf. f. et Forrest, others were under Rh. himertum Balf. f. et Forrest, from the former the indumentum is a sufficient distinction and from the latter the presence of glands on the ovary.
Forrest 16727 (type of subsp. melleum. " S.E; Tibet, Tsarong. Duplicate of 1917. Flowers yellow. July 1918.")
/ Forrest 18642, 18644, 18662, 18686, 19164, 19213 ; Rock 8914 = (10906), (10109), 10282, 10299, ^0308? (10906)=8914, 22215, 22278, 22979= (23564), 23143=(23638), (23564)=22979, (23638) =
Distribution : S.E. Tibet ; Tsarong, Salwin-Kiu chiang divide, Mekong-Salwin divide, Mts. of Londre, Kenyichunpo, Salwin-Irrawaddy divide, Solo-la, Doker-la, Ka-gwr-pu, Yundshi Mt.
BOTANIC GARDEN EDINBURGH