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Rhododendron coriaceum Franchet
Determined by: Rhui-Cheng Fang, October 2005
Yunnan: Gongshan Zizhi Xian: Cikai Zheng. Along road from Gongshan to Kongdang. E side of Gaoligong Shan. SW facing 30-60 degree slope. Coniferous forest. Cool temperate forest with Tsuga and Picea mixed with broadleaved evergreen trees. 27°46'15"N, 98°33'58"E; 2760 m.
Growing on decomposing granite on steep slope below road. Only one population seen. SW-facing. clay. Slope 30-60°. Tree ca. 5 m tall. Fruit green turning brown. Only one plant seen.
Gaoligong Shan Biodiversity Survey
16519 23 September 2002

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