Ri Zu La, a sacred mountain
       
     
 base camp
       
     
 relocating plots from the photographs
       
     
 the lowest summit - treeline/shrubline
       
     
  Pedicularis rupicola
       
     
 Fang Zhendong, director of the Shangri-La Alpine Botanic Garden
       
     
  Saussurea medusa
       
     
  Corydalis
       
     
  Bistoras  hanging on
       
     
 working conditions at 5000 m
       
     
 a high-alpine gentian
       
     
 Ri Zu La, a sacred mountain
       
     

Ri Zu La, a sacred mountain

 base camp
       
     

base camp

 relocating plots from the photographs
       
     

relocating plots from the photographs

 the lowest summit - treeline/shrubline
       
     

the lowest summit - treeline/shrubline

  Pedicularis rupicola
       
     

Pedicularis rupicola

 Fang Zhendong, director of the Shangri-La Alpine Botanic Garden
       
     

Fang Zhendong, director of the Shangri-La Alpine Botanic Garden

  Saussurea medusa
       
     

Saussurea medusa

  Corydalis
       
     

Corydalis

  Bistoras  hanging on
       
     

Bistoras hanging on

 working conditions at 5000 m
       
     

working conditions at 5000 m

 a high-alpine gentian
       
     

a high-alpine gentian