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Rhododendron lukiangense Franchet
Determined by: David F. Chamberlain, February 2009
Yunnan: Gongshan Zizhi Xian: Cikai Zheng. Vicinity of Heiwadi Qiao on the road from Gongshan to Kongdang, ca. 9.5 direct km NW of Gongshan on the E side of Gaoligong Shan. Subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest. Subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest in a valley, disturbed by clearing, dominated by Lithocarpus, Schima and Pinus yunnanensis. 27°47'55"N, 98°35'19"E; 1790 m.
Growing on living tree bark. E-facing. Loam. Base rock: granite. Slope 10-30°. Shrub, 3 m tall. Fruit green. Occasional.
Gaoligong Shan Biodiversity Survey
33637 18 August 2006

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