Main features of the subsection
Shrubs, 2(-5)m ; young growth scaly. Leaves evergreen, lower surface with dense small-rimmed scales. Inflorescence terminal, several-flowered. Calyx small. Corolla narrowly to openly funnel-shaped. Stamens 10, declinate ;
below the declinate style. Seeds unwinged and very obscurely finned.
Rhododendron minus var. chapmanii
Rhododendron minus var. minus
SEE THE WHOLE 1998 CLASSIFICATION