Rhododendron bainbridgeanum Tagg & Forrest

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Shrub, sometimes dwarf, 0.6-2 m; young shoots covered with glandular setae. Leaves 8-12 x (2.5-)3-4 cm, obovate to elliptic, lower surface covered with a continuous felted dark brown indumentum composed of dendroid hairs, also with some stalked glands that are prominent on the midrib towards the base; petioles stalked-glandular. Flowers 4-8, in a lax truss; calyx 3-6 mm; corolla white to creamy yellow, usually flushed with pink, with a basal blotch and purple flecks, campanulate, without nectar pouches, 30-35 mm; ovary densely stalked-glandular, style usually glandular at base. Flowering April. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)

Distribution China (SE Tibet, NW Yunnan).

Habitat 3,500-4,000m.

RHS Hardiness H4a.

Distribution  China SE Tibet, NW Yunnan

Habitat 3,500-4,000 m

RHS Hardiness Rating H5

Conservation status Near threatened (NT)

An unsatisfactory species close to R. selense. Some plants in cultivation as R. bainbridgeanum are almost certainly hybrids of R. selense. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)


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