Rhododendron insigne

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Rhododendron insigne
Rhododendron insigne - University of Copenhagen Botanical Garden - DSC07612.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Rhododendron
Species: R. insigne
Binomial name
Rhododendron insigne
Hemsl. & E.H. Wilson

Rhododendron insigne (不凡杜鹃) is a rhododendron species native to southern Sichuan in China, where it grows at altitudes of 700–2000 meters. It is a shrub that grows to 1.5–6 m in height, with leathery leaves that are obovate-elliptic, obovate-lanceolate, oblong, or oblong-lanceolate, 8–13 by 2.5–4.5 cm in size. Flowers are pale to dark pink.

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  • None recorded.

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