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15. Rhododendron subsect. Fulva (Tagg) Sleumer, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 74: 550. 1949.

镰果杜鹃亚组 lian guo du juan ya zu

Hu Linzhen (胡琳贞 Hu Ling-cheng); David F. Chamberlain

Rhododendron ser. Fulva Tagg in J. B. Stevenson, Sp. Rhodod. 287. 1930 ["Fulvum"].

Shrubs or small trees; young shoots brownish, whitish or gray-tomentose. Leaf blade leathery, oblanceolate, oblong-lanceolate or obovate; abaxial surface fulvous or gray-white, indumentum felted or woolly, 1- or 2-layered; adaxial surface glabrous when mature. Inflorescence terminal, 8–20-flowered; rachis 1–1.5 cm. Calyx minute; corolla campanulate or funnel-campanulate, 5-lobed, white to pale pink with crimson basal blotch and dark spots on upper lobes; stamens 10; ovary glabrous; style glabrous. Capsule narrowly elongate-cylindric, strongly curved to sickle-shaped.

Two species: China, Myanmar; two species (one endemic) in China.

1 Abaxial leaf surface with 2-layered indumentum, upper layer fulvous, granular, hairs fasciculate.   396 Rhododendron fulvum
+ Abaxial leaf surface with 1- or 2-layered indumentum, upper layer woolly, gray-white, smooth, not granular, hairs branched.   397 Rhododendron uvariifolium

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