Rhododendron megeratum I. B. Balf & Forrest, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 12(57–58): 140–143 1920. (syn: Rhododendron tapeinum Balf.f. & Farrer);
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Arunachal Pradesh to China (NW. Yunnan): China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Tibet as per POWO;
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Common name: Megera Rhododendron
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Rhododendron megeratum from UCBG-GS29082021-1: 2 images.
Rhododendron megeratum Balf. f. & Forrest
An interesting species of dwarf shrubs, which grows as an epiphyte in its natural habitats in Yunnan, Tibet, Assam and Burma. It produces primrose yellow bell shaped with orange yellow specks and conspicuous brown anthers.
Photographed from University of California Botanical Garden, 22-4-2019.


 

 


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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  Tropicos  Flora of China  Flowers of India treesandshrubsonline  rhododendron-azalee  aixingarden  rhododendrons  millergarden

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