Rhododendron pemakoense
Uniflora Subsection
Epithet: from the province of Pemako, E Tibet
Dwarf shrub to 0.6m
Flowers: 1-2 flowers, tubular-campanulate or tubular-funnel-shaped, 25-35mm long, pinkish purple, purple or pale pink, outside scaly.
March - April
Foliage: obovate or oblong-obovate, 10-30 x 5-15mm; upper surface greyish-green or bright green, scaly; underside pale glaucous green, scaly.
Distribution: SE Tibet. 2,900-3,050m