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346. Rhododendron pomense Cowan & Davidian, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 21: 146. 1953.

波密杜鹃 bo mi du juan

Shrubs, 0.6–1.2 m tall; young shoots densely floccose and glandular. Petiole 15–20 mm, sparsely floccose; leaf blade leathery, oblong-elliptic to oblong-ovate, 8.5–10 × 3.6–4.7 cm; base rounded; apex bluntly rounded, apiculate; abaxial surface indumentum thin, 1-layered, yellowish, hairs branched. Inflorescence racemose-umbellate, 3–10-flowered; rachis ca. 5 mm. Pedicel 1.3–2.4 cm, densely tomentose; calyx pink, lobes 5, 5–12 mm, unequal, margin ciliate; corolla campanulate, pink, with purple spots inside, ca. 3.8 × 4.4 cm; lobes 5, rounded, deeply grooved; stamens 10, unequal, filaments puberulent in lower half; ovary ca. 5 mm, densely tomentose; style ca. 2.9 cm, glabrous. Fl. Jun.

Coniferous forests, thickets, mountain slopes; 3300–3400 m. SE Xizang.


 

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