Rhododendron ciliicalyx

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    Rhododendron ciliicalyx @ Koishikawa Botanical Garden
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    Rhododendron ciliicalyx @ Koishikawa Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Rhododendron ciliicalyx
Formal Name
Rhododendron ciliicalyx
Alias
Rhododendron ciliicalyx
Habitat
western and northwestern Yunnan, China
Morph
evergreen shrub

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What is Rhododendron ciliicalyx

Rhododendron ciliicalyx (Scientific name: Rhododendron ciliicalyx) is an evergreen shrub in the family Ericaceae, native to western and northwestern Yunnan, China. Locally, it grows wild in rocky mountain thickets. The inflorescence is umbrella-shaped, and the corolla has two or three broad funnel-shaped to bell-shaped flowers.

Common name: Rhododendron ciliicalyx, Scientific name: Rhododendron ciliicalyx, Tree height: 1-2 m, Life style: Shrub, Leaf shape: Oval, Leaf blade length: 4.5-9 cm, Leaf blade width: 1.5-4.5 cm, Leaf color: Reticulate on the upper side and grayish white on the lower side, Inflorescence: umbrella-shaped; flowering season: April; corolla: broadly funnel-shaped to bell-shaped; flower color: lavender, peach, red, white; flower diameter: 3 to 5 cm; stamens: 10; ovary: 5-split; fruit: capsule; capsule length: 1.5 cm; fruiting season: October to December.

Detailed information

Order
Ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Rhododendron
Species
R. ciliicalyx
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GreenhouseSpecific area
Color
Red, Pink, White
Season
Apr
Height
100 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 5

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