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2. Rhododendron sect. Rhabdorhodion Sleumer, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 74: 529. 1949.

帚枝杜鹃组 zhou zhi du juan zu

Small shrubs; young shoots scaly. Leaf blade with both surfaces scaly, without hairs. Inflorescence 1- or 2-flowered. Calyx 5-lobed; corolla funnelform or campanulate, light red, occasionally white; filaments pubescent or glabrous towards the base; ovary densely scaly; style densely scaly and often also pubescent towards base. Capsule sometimes globose, scaly. Seed wingless though with tail-like appendages at both ends.

One species: Bhutan, China, Sikkim.

Lower Taxon


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