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Volume 13, Number 3
July 1959

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Some Photographs From Dr. J. F. Rock

        In the April Quarterly Bulletin of the Society there appeared a group of photographs from Dr. Rock that had been sent to the late president of the Society C. I. Sersanous. The following are the remainder of that rare original group as received by the Society. - Editor

Glacier Gorge Sa-la-lo-gkr
    Fig. 35.  The Glacier Gorge Sa-la-lo-gkr.
    Elevation 11,500 feet. The home of
    R. traillianum and R. cuneatum
    June 1922, Northwest Yunnan.
    Rock photo

 

Rhododendron tapetiforme R. fastigiatum and haematodes
    Fig. 36. Rhododendron tapetiforme.
    Flowers purplish blue.  R. 9248 on
    Pai-ma-Shan northwest Yunnan,
    elevation 15,800 feet.  June 1923.
    Rock photo
    Fig. 37. R. fastigiatum and haematodes
    on the summit of the Ts'ang Shan range
    west of Ta-li, Western Yunnan, April 1922.
    Rock photo

 

Lion mountain and the Lu-lu lake of of Yungning
    Fig.  38.  Lion mountain and the Lu-lu lake of
    of Yungning as seen from the island of Ryoropu.
    On the summit of the limestone mountains
    grows Rhododendron Roxieanum to the exclusion
    of any other rhododendrons;  Northwest
    Yunnan, 1931.  Elevation of the summit of Lion
    Mountain called Seng-ge kar-mo by the natives
    is 13,000 feet.
    Rock photo

 

The Li-la or Hsi Pass, Mekong Salwin divide R. delavayi growing on Ta-yin-Shan
   Fig. 39. The Li-la or Hsi Pass, Mekong
   Salween divide. Here grows R. repens.
   Elevation 14,500 feet.  September, 1923
   Rock photo
  Fig. 40. R. delavayi growing on Ta-yin-Shan,
  Southwestern Yunnan, china, elevation 8,000
  feet.  In the distance the Shwelli-Salwin,  
  January 1923.
  Rock photo


Volume 13, Number 3
July 1959

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