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Rhododendron brachyanthum Franchet subsp. hypolepidotum (Franchet) Cullen
Determined by: Rhui-Cheng Fang, November 2005
Yunnan: Gongshan Zizhi Xian: Cikai Zheng. Labadi, along a branch of the Pula He on the road from Gongshan to Kongdang. E side of Gaoligong Shan. E facing 10-30 degree slope. Deciduous broadleaved forest. With scattered Abies and Larix. 27°48'46"N, 98°30'18"E; 3000 m.
Growing in sand and gravel at edge of river. E-facing. Slope 10-30°. Shrub ca. 0.75 m tall. Flowers pale yellow. Young fruit red.
Gaoligong Shan Biodiversity Survey
16704 29 September 2002

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