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567. Rhododendron subcerinum P. C. Tam, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 2(4): 88. 1982.

蜡黄杜鹃 la huang du juan

Shrubs, 1–2 m tall; young shoots coarsely gray-brown strigose. Petiole 3–5 mm, sparsely coarsely strigose, glabrescent; leaf blade leathery, obovate or obovate-elliptic, rarely narrow-elliptic, 2.5–5.5 × 2–2.5 cm; base cuneate or narrowly cuneate; margin revolute; apex acute and mucronate; both surfaces sparsely coarsely strigose, hairs with swollen bases; lateral veins conspicuously impressed above, not reaching margin. Inflorescence ca. 6-flowered. Pedicel 0.6–1 cm, coarsely strigose; calyx cup-shaped; lobes triangular, coarsely strigose; corolla funnel-campanulate, red, ca. 2 cm; tube cylindric, ca. 9 × 4 mm; lobes spreading, spathulate, ca. 1.1 cm; stamens 5, unequal, exserted, filaments flat, puberulent; ovary cylindric, coarsely ferruginous strigose; style ca. 2.4 cm, coarsely strigose below. Capsule ellipsoid, ca. 10 mm, coarsely gray-brown strigose. Fl. Oct.

S Guangdong.


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