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Rhododendron rupicola W. W. Smith
Determined by: Rhui-Cheng Fang, November 2005
Yunnan: Gongshan Zizhi Xian: Dulongjiang Xiang. E side of the pass of the road from Gongshan to Kongdang. W side of Gaoligong Shan near the crest of the mountain range. W facing 30-60 degree slope. Thicket. With Rhododendron and bamboo. 27°46'18"N, 98°27'2"E; 3670 m.
Growing in thin layer of humus on boulders in open area. W-facing. humus. Slope 30-60°. Shrub to 20 cm tall. Leaf margin revolute. Capsule reddish brown. Common.
Gaoligong Shan Biodiversity Survey
17005 5 October 2002

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