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Rhododendron vaccinioides J. D. Hooker
Determined by: Rhui-Cheng Fang, December 2006
Yunnan: Fugong Xian: Lumadeng Xiang. Yaping Cun, in the vicinity of Shibali, on the S side of N fork of Yamu He, E side of Gaoligong Shan. Subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest. Dominated by Fagaceae and Lauraceae along with Tsuga, Picea, Taxus, Acer, and Rhododendron. 27°10'3"N, 98°46'17"E; 2510 m.
Growing on tree trunk at forest margin along river. NE-facing. live bark. Base rock: granite. Slope 30-60°. Epiphytic shrub. Sepals greenish. Corolla pink. Anthers dark pink. Rare.
Gaoligong Shan Biodiversity Survey
28474 16 August 2005

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