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98. Rhododendron zheguense Ching & H. P. Yang, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 3(2): 91. 1983.

鹧鸪杜鹃 zhe gu du juan

Small, erect shrubs, 0.5–1(–1.5) m tall; branchlets intricately branched and virgate, densely dark brown scaly. Petiole 0.5–2 mm, scaly; leaf blade ovate-elliptic or ovate, 0.5–1.2 × 0.3–0.6 cm; base obtuse; apex rounded, not mucronulate; abaxial surface pale yellow-brown, scales contiguous, 2-colored, yellow and dark brown; adaxial surface dark green, scales contiguous, orange. Inflorescence 1-flowered. Pedicel 0.5–2 cm, scaly; calyx lobes ca. 4.5 mm, oblong, usually equal, persistent in fruit, scales forming a dense central band, margin ciliate and/ or scaly; corolla funnelform, pale blue, ca. 1.2 cm, tube ca. 5 mm, outer surface sparsely pubescent, throat villous; stamens 10, slightly shorter than corolla, filaments villous towards base; ovary ca. 3 mm, densely scaly; style ca. 7 mm, shorter than stamens, puberulous. Capsule ovoid, ca. 4 mm, densely scaly. Fl. Jul–Aug, fr. Sep–Oct.

Forest margins, open slopes; 3800–4900 m. N Sichuan (Zhegu Shan).


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