Enkianthus quinqueflorus Lour. Fl. Cochinch. 277 (1790).
Enkianthus cavaleriei H.Lév. Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 9: 448 1911.
Enkianthus dunnii H.Lév. Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 9: 448 1911.
Enkianthus quinqueflorus var. ciliatoserrulatus P.C.Huang & K.M.Li J.Nanjing Forest. Univ. 13: 88 1989.
Enkianthus reticulatus Lindl. Bot. Reg. 11: t. 885 1825.
Enkianthus uniflorus Benth. London J. Bot. 1: 489 1842.
Enkianthus xantoxanthus H.Lév. Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 9: 448 1911.
Melidora pellucida Noronha ex Salisb. Trans. Hort. Soc. London 2: 156 1817.
Note: Endemic to China and Hong Kong.
Picture was taken on Lantau Island in a rocky gorge. It has not been observed in wild in Hong Kong very often.
The third image is of a small reservoir in the same gorge. It reminded me of the Marina Bay Sands hotel roof which has a swimming pool. But looks so absurd. This looks better 😛

Superb pics … the second pic shows the flowers glassy…the habitat is equally beautiful…

Great Photo and nice write up … Now we are also getting to know about South China flora because of you. That reservoir is really beautiful.

This is what I was comparing the reservoir pics with. The Marina Bay Sand hotel pics. Sorry for posting, irrelevant pics!!




SK1596 24 Nov 2018 : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)- around 650 kb each. 

Location: Victoria Peak, Hong Kong 
Date: 2 November 2018
Elevation: 1300 ft.

Habit : Wild

This should be Enkianthus quinqueflorus.

Thank you …! Enkianthus quinqueflorus Lour.  



Enkianthus quinqueflorus Lour. From Hong Kong : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Here are two variants of same species, Enkianthus quinqueflorus Lour.

Family: Ericaceae
Location: Hong Kong



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