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184. Rhododendron leiboense Z. J. Zhao, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 7(3): 57. 1987.

雷波杜鹃 lei bo du juan

Shrubs, epiphytic, ca. 1 m tall; young shoots slender, sparsely glandular. Leaf blade leathery, elliptic, spathulate or ovate-spathulate, 1.6–2.4 × 0.6–1.2 cm; base narrow; apex truncate and emarginate; abaxial surface pale yellowish, scales 2–3 × their own diameter apart; adaxial surface dark green, glabrous; lateral veins inconspicuous. Inflorescence terminal, umbellate, 2-flowered. Pedicel brown, slender, 0.15–0.2 cm, densely scaly; calyx lobes 5, ca. 2 mm, triangular, apex rounded, base densely scaly; corolla campanulate, yellow, ca. 1.2 cm, tube ca. 8 mm; outer surface sparsely scaly; stamens 10, unequal, 0.7–1 cm, shorter than corolla; anthers ca. 2 mm; ovary densely scaly; style stout, erect or arched, 3–4 mm; stigma capitate, truncate. Capsule not known.

1400–1500 m. C and S Sichuan.


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