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17. Rhododendron subsect. Campylogyna (Hutchinson) Sleumer, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 74: 531. 1949.

弯柱杜鹃亚组 wan zhu du juan ya zu

Yang Hanbi (杨汉碧 Yang Han-pi); David F. Chamberlain

Rhododendron ser. Campylogyna Hutchinson in J. B. Stevenson, Sp. Rhodod. 182. 1930 ["Campylogynum"].

Small shrubs, usually prostrate, rarely ascending, 2.5–10 cm (rarely to 1.8 m) tall; young shoots scaly, glabrous or sparsely pubescent. Leaves small; leaf blade leathery, margin crenulate; abaxial surface often whitish, scales sparse, small, deciduous; adaxial surface usually without scales. Inflorescence terminal, umbellate, 1–4(–5)-flowered; pedicels long, rigid, accrescent to 7 cm in fruit; calyx 1–6 mm, 5-lobed or undulate, usually glabrous; corolla broadly campanulate, fleshy, pruinose, pink to purple; stamens (8–)10, shorter than corolla; filaments pubescent towards base; ovary scaly; style thick, bent or sharply deflexed, glabrous. Capsule ovoid, 5–9 mm, scaly. Seeds wingless, obscurely finned.

One species: China, India, Myanmar.

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