Rhododendron haematodes

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Rhododendron haematodes
Rhododendron haematodes - University of Copenhagen Botanical Garden - DSC07621.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Rhododendron
Species: R. haematodes
Binomial name
Rhododendron haematodes

Rhododendron haematodes (似血杜鹃) is a rhododendron species native to northeastern Myanmar, and southeastern Xizang and western Yunnan in China, where it grows at altitudes of 3100–4000 meters. It is a shrub that grows to 1.5–3 m in height, with leathery leaves that are oblong to obovate, 2.7–7.5 by 0.7–3.2 cm in size. Flowers are red.


  • None recorded.