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Rhododendron sidereum I. B. Balfour
Determined by: Rhui-Cheng Fang, December 2006
Yunnan: Tengchong Xian: Mingguang Xiang. Zizhi Cun. Jiangao Shan on trail E of Baduolin Yakou (pass at marker number 8 between China and Myanmar). W of Gaoligong Shan. Subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest. Forest dominated by Rhododendron, Acer, Lauraceae, Ilex, and Tsuga. 25°48'34"N, 98°37'29"E; 3020 m.
Growing in forest in sun. SW-facing. Loam. Base rock: limestone. Slope 10-30°. Tree 10-15 m tall. Coro0lla yellowish green with dark purple at base of inner surface. Yong fruit salmon colored. Frequent.
Gaoligong Shan Biodiversity Survey
30557 23 May 2006

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