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Rhododendron facetum, Ericacaceae Photographed near Dali in Rhododendron forest at around 3,000 m elevation. The habitat was cool and misty. China,Geotagged,Rhododendron facetum,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Rhododendron facetum, Ericacaceae

Photographed near Dali in Rhododendron forest at around 3,000 m elevation. The habitat was cool and misty.

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''Rhododendron facetum'' is a rhododendron species native to northeast Myanmar, northern Vietnam, and western Yunnan, China, where it grows at altitudes of 2100–3600 meters. It is a shrub or small tree that grows to 3–7 m in height, with leathery leaves that are oblong-elliptic to obovate-elliptic, 8.5–20 by 3–6 cm in size. Flowers are red with deeper colored spots.

Similar species: Ericales
Species identified by Gary Yong Gee
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By Gary Yong Gee

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Uploaded Apr 21, 2019. Captured Apr 19, 2018 11:37 in 224 Sheng Dao, Weishan Yizuhuizuzizhixian, Dali Baizuzizhizhou, Yunnan Sheng, China.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/13.0
  • 10/4000s
  • ISO5000
  • 86mm