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Rhododendron asmenistum, Bali. f. et Forrest. Frutex ad i m. altus. Rami tenues eglandulosi indumenti vestigiis albidis plus minusve notati. Perulae fugitivae. Folia petiolata ad 8 cm. longa ; lamina cori?cea oblanceolata vel anguste obovalis ad 7.5 cm. longa 2 cm. lata, ?pice obtusa mucronata, margine paullo recurva, deorsum attenuata basi subcuneata saepe inaequalis ; supra oliv?cea glabra laevis costa media et ven?s primariis utrinsecus circ. 8 rubidis sulcatis ; subtus gr?sea costa media et venis primariis elevatis rubro-lineata glandulis paucis praedita, indumento persistente scintillante laevi subalveolari e puis rosulatis constructo vestita, rosulis aliis parvis fere sessilibus aliis longe ramosis haud intricatim intertextis ; petiolus ut rami vestitus circ. 5 mm. longus. Umbella ad 6-flora ; pedicelli circ. 2 cm. longi puberuli et floccis sebaceis parvis conspersi. Calyx ad 1 cm. longus 5-partitus ; cupula brevis ; lobi rotundati vel ovati nunc lobati saepe reflexi flavidi extus glabri margine sebaceo-ciliati. Corolla alba roseo-tincta campanulata ad 3.5 cm. longa ; lobi rotundati emarginati. Stamina 10 inaequalia longiora gynae- ceum fere aequantia ; filamenta glabra. Discus glaber. Gynaeceum corolla paullo brevius ; ovarium pilis adpressis adscendentibus albidis et rufescentibus tomentosum ; stylus glaber. Species Seriei Sanguine!. S.E.Tibet. Tsarong. Salween?-Kiu-chiangdivide. Forrest. 19,169. July 1919. ^ Jui^, ii?Jj. ?i^.yLtnOq^) a?. Pointe - Eglandular twigs. Oblanceolate leaves. Grey non-glandular indumentum of rosette hairs not intertwining forming smooth surface. Pedicels puberulQUs with a few sebaceous flocks. Calyx about 1 cm. long 5-partite glabrous outside lobes yellow glabrous on back sebaceously ciliate. Corolla white tinged and margined rose. Stamens (longer) nearly as long as style; filaments glabrous. Ovary not glandular but tomentose with ascending hairs. ?24. 44M*Uk-^>^+"~ - %LPty b}+4~ YUNNAN, WEST CtttNA. Coll. GEORGE FORREST. No./y/?>(j> f? ?'* Locality 9?Jc^J- %u? - ??^*y. ? <??+^*. a^jL^ ?t? ^y^ <^.U^U M^M^ . ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN EDINBURGH E00001430 E00001430
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