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Rhododendron sidereum I. B. Balfour
Determined by: Rhui-Cheng Fang, December 2006
Yunnan: Tengchong Xian: Mingguang Xiang. Zizhi Cun. Near ridge top along trail parallel with the Myanmar border to the W of the border crossing at Baduolin Yakou (the pass into Myanmar at border marker 8), Jiangao Shan ca. 10 direct km NE of Zizhi.. W of Gaoligong Shan. Subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest. Forest dominated by Lithocarpus, Tsuga, Symplocos, and Rhododendron. 25°48'27"N, 98°36'56"E; 2950 m.
Growing in forest. SW-facing. Loam. Base rock: limestone. Slope 30-60°. Tree ca. 10 m tall. Corolla cream colored with purple in throat. Abundant.
Gaoligong Shan Biodiversity Survey
29171 19 May 2006

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