Rhododendron traillianum Forrest & W.W.Sm.

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Shrub or small tree, 0.6-8m. Leaves 7-13 x 3-6.5cm, obovate to elliptic, apex apiculate to acuminate, lower surface covered in a one-layered indumentum composed of radiate hairs that is either rust-red and powdery or brown and matted; petioles floccose. Flowers 6-15, in a dense truss; calyx c.1mm; corolla white, sometimes flushed rose, with crimson flecks, funnel-campanulate, nectar pouches lacking, 25-45mm; ovary glabrous or sparsely red-brown-tomentose, style glabrous.

Season April-May.

Distribution China (SE Tibet, W Yunnan, SW Sichuan).

Habitat 3,350-4,550m.

RHS Hardiness H4b.


var. traillianum

Leaf indumentum composed of radiate hairs with short pyriform arms; corolla 25-35mm.

Distribution China (W Yunnan, SW Sichuan).

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