Rhododendron glischrum

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Rhododendron glischrum
Rhododendron glischrum subsp. rude - RHS Garden Harlow Carr - North Yorkshire, England - DSC01255.jpg
Rhododendron glischrum subsp. rude
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Rhododendron
Species: R. glischrum
Binomial name
Rhododendron glischrum
Balf. f. & W.W. Sm.

Rhododendron glischrum (粘毛杜鹃) is a rhododendron species native to northeastern India, southern Tibet, Myanmar, and northwestern Yunnan, China, where it grows at altitudes of 2400–3600 meters. It is a shrub or small tree that typically grows to 2.4–7 meters in height, with leaves that are oblong to broadly oblanceolate, and 14–22 × 4.6–6.5 cm in size. Flowers are pink with purple flecks and basal blotch.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Rhododendron glischrum subsp. glischrum

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