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Rhododendron tanastylum I. B. Balfour & Kingdon Ward
Determined by: David F. Chamberlain, February 2009
Yunnan: Tengchong Xian: Wuhe Xiang. Km 24.7 along Highway S 317, I km N along road to Tanglang village and ridge to the W of the river along trail to the Zhengding forest reserve station, W side of Gaoligong Shan. Subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest. Subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest dominated by Lithocarpus, Schima and Magnolia. 24°51'22"N, 98°45'23"E; 2146 m.
Growing in forest. N-facing. Loam. Base rock: marble. Slope 10-30°. Tree ca. 20 m tall. Old flowers brown. Young fruit green. Occasional.
Gaoligong Shan Biodiversity Survey
25098 28 May 2005

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