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Xilianpen pass 2018-11-14


Photo gallery on plants, emphasis on genus Rhododendron
Index of Expedition
List of species

PB142010_1024px We tried to get to the Tianchi lake but the road was blocked by stones for the season
We tried to get to the Tianchi lake but the road was blocked by stones for the season
PB142035_1024px Instead we went to the Xilianpen pass, 3680 m
Instead we went to the Xilianpen pass, 3680 m
PB142036_1024px Xilianpen pass, 3700 m
Xilianpen pass, 3700 m
PB142024_1024px R. oreotrephes , 3685 m
R. oreotrephes , 3685 m
PB142028_1024px R. oreotrephes , 3685 m
R. oreotrephes , 3685 m
PB142032_1024px R. oreotrephes , 3685 m
R. oreotrephes , 3685 m
PB142030_1024px R. oreotrephes , 3685 m
R. oreotrephes , 3685 m
PB142034_1024px R. oreotrephes , 3685 m
R. oreotrephes , 3685 m
PB142034_close-up_1024px R. oreotrephes , 3685 m
R. oreotrephes , 3685 m
PB142043_1024px R. hippophaeoides , 3690 m
R. hippophaeoides , 3690 m
PB142045_1024px R. hippophaeoides , 3690 m
R. hippophaeoides , 3690 m
PB142047_1024px R. hippophaeoides , 3690 m
R. hippophaeoides , 3690 m
PB142055_1024px R. hippophaeoides , 3690 m
R. hippophaeoides , 3690 m
PB142055_close-up_1024px R. hippophaeoides , 3690 m
R. hippophaeoides , 3690 m
PB142057_1024px R. rupicola var. chryseum , 3670 m
R. rupicola var. chryseum , 3670 m
PB142061_1024px R. rupicola var. chryseum , 3670 m
R. rupicola var. chryseum , 3670 m
PB142059_1024px R. rupicola var. chryseum , yellowish pips (embryonic flower parts), 3670 m
R. rupicola var. chryseum , yellowish pips (embryonic flower parts), 3670 m
PB142065_1024px R. rupicola var. chryseum , 3670 m
R. rupicola var. chryseum , 3670 m
PB142071_1024px R. rubinigosum f. rubinigosum , 3670 m
R. rubinigosum f. rubinigosum , 3670 m
DSC_0735_Sten_1024px R. rubinigosum f. rubinigosum , photo by Sten Nørkjær
R. rubinigosum f. rubinigosum , photo by Sten Nørkjær
DSC_0736_Sten_1024px R. rubinigosum f. rubinigosum , photo by Sten Nørkjær
R. rubinigosum f. rubinigosum , photo by Sten Nørkjær
PB142082_1024px R. vernicosum , 3670 m
R. vernicosum , 3670 m
PB142083_1024px R. vernicosum , 3670 m
R. vernicosum , 3670 m
PB142038_1024px Quercus sp. from Ilex section, 3670 m
Quercus sp. from Ilex section, 3670 m
PB142088_1024px Sorbus sp., 3670 m
Sorbus sp., 3670 m
PB142094_1024px After we had explored on the Xilianpen pass we drove down the road on the south side ot the mountain, 3540 m
After we had explored on the Xilianpen pass we drove down the road on the south side ot the mountain, 3540 m
PB142096_1024px A view back up to the Xilianpen pass, 3540 m
A view back up to the Xilianpen pass, 3540 m
PB142100_lunch_1024px Last lunch of the expedition in the mountains.
Last lunch of the expedition in the mountains.
PB142112_1024px Getting back to Shangri-La. View from our hotel. End of the expedition.
Getting back to Shangri-La. View from our hotel. End of the expedition.