⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2817937, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Gaultheria trichophylla Royle.
The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Acta Bot. Yunnan. 3: 431 1981.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:897800-1.