Rhododendron fortunei

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Rhododendron fortunei
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Rhododendron
Species: R. fortunei
Binomial name
Rhododendron fortunei
Lindl.

Rhododendron fortunei (Chinese: ; pinyin: yúnjǐn dùjuān) is a rhododendron species native to China, where it grows at altitudes of 600–2,000 meters (2,000–6,600 ft).

It is a shrub or small tree that grows to 3–12 metres (9.8–39.4 ft) in height, with leathery leaves that are oblong to oblong-elliptic, 8–14.5 cm (3 185 34 in) by 3–9.2 cm (1 3163 58 in) in size. It blooms from April to May, with trusses of 6–12 flowers, campanulate, white to pink, and fragrant.

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  • None recorded.

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