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Rhododendron sanguineum Franchet
Determined by: David F. Chamberlain, February 2009
Yunnan: Gongshan Zizhi Xian: Cikai Zheng. Vicinity of Cikeluo Qiao near Km 41 on the road from Gongshan to Kongdang and ca. 16.8 direct km WNW of Gongshan on the E side of Gaoligong Shan. Coniferous forest. Conifer forest disturbed by clearing, dominated by Picea, Tsuga and Abies. 27°47'53"N, 98°30'11"E; 3030 m.
Growing on wetland beach. S-facing. Loam. Base rock: slate. Slope 0-10°. Herb, 1.5 m tall. Fruit brown. Common.
Gaoligong Shan Biodiversity Survey
33852 21 August 2006

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