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Bulletin of Botanical Research ›› 2007, Vol. 27 ›› Issue (4): 385-387.doi: 10.7525/j.issn.1673-5102.2007.04.001

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Rhododendron Zhangjiajieense,a New Species of the Rhododendron from Hunan, China

PENG Chun-Liang;YAN Li-Hong;LIAO Ju-Yang;HUANG Wen-Tao   

  1. Hunan Province Forest Botanical Garden,Changsha 410116
  • Received:1900-01-01 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2007-07-20 Published:2007-07-20
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Abstract: Rhododendron zhangjiajieense C. L. Peng et L. H. Yan, The new species is related to Rhododendron wiltonii Hemsl. et Wils., but it differs in the shorter and smaller leaves, 6.8~8 cm long and 2~2.5 cm broad, adaxial surface flat, not being coarsely bullate-rugose, abaxial surface indumentums yellow to rust-red, 1-layered, felted hairs, 5~6(9) flowers, smaller, corolla 2.5 cm long.

Key words: Rhododendron, Rhododendron zhangjiajieense C. L. Peng et L. H. Yan, new species, Hunan, China

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