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Rhododendron niveum (Chinese: 西藏毛脉杜鹃) is a rhododendron species native to northeastern India (including Sikkim), Bhutan, and southern Tibet in China, where it grows at altitudes of 2600–3500 meters. It is a shrub or small tree that grows to 2–6 m in height, with leathery leaves that are oblanceolate to elliptic, 8.5–11 by 3.6–4.6 cm in size. Flowers are magenta to lilac.
The Rhododendron niveum is the state tree of the Indian state of Sikkim.
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