Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Rhododendron trichostomum Franch. var.  radinum (Balf.f. & W.W.Smith) Cowan & Davidian

Region:Yunnan; Li Jiang Shi Prefecture; Yulongxueshan
Gazetteer:Kunming Institute of Botany, Alpine Botanic Garden protected area.
Coordinates: 27.0024 N, 100.1873 E  Alt: 3216m 

Dwarf shrub 50 cm tall. Flowers white.
Rocky outcrop in Pinus yunnanensis forest with moss, ferns, Rhododendron, Polygonum, Roscoea, Delphinium and Dipelta.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Subgenus Rhododendron, Section Pogonanthum. Stamens and style inserted in corolla tube. Corolla glabrous outside. Leaves with peltate scales on both surfaces. Scales with laciniate margins. Calyx lobes minute.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2287               7 August 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence flower flower androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

calyx calyx

young fruits young fruits

gynoecium gynoecium

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering branch
flowering branch
flowering branch