Kishi Azalea

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Basic information

Flower Name
Kishi Azalea
Formal Name
Rhododendron ripense
Alias
Kishi tsutsuji
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Semi-deciduous shrub

Comment

What is Kishi Azalea

Kishi Azalea (scientific name: Rhododendron ripense) is a Japanese unique species and is a semi-deciduous shrub of the Azalea family Azalea. It lives in Okayama west from Shikoku, Kyushu rivers and rocks on mountain streams. i> mochi azalea of the same Azalea genus It is closely related to each other, and resembles each other very much. The leaf width is narrowing so that the resistance inhabits the river so that it attaches to the shore as the name and is immersed in the river water.

Common name: Kishi Azalea, Scientific name: Rhododendron ripense, aka: Kishi tsutsuji, habitat distribution: Okayama west - Shikoku, Kyushu, Environment : Yogisaki Iwakami, Place of Origin: Japan, Life: Semi-deciduous shrub, Tree height: 1-2 m Bark color: dark gray brown, leaves: glandular hair on both sides, leaves: alternate, leaf shape: oblong, leaf length: 2 ~ 6 cm, Leaf width: 2, 3 cm i> mochi azalea i> Flower color: dark red spots are scattered in white grounds and purple ground, flower form : Furthest tip with 5 tears, number of petals: 5 valve flowers, flower size: 5 to 6 cm, Feature: Glanden with gland hair on flowers, calyxes, leaves, branches and sticky.

Detailed information

Order
Ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Rhododendron
Species
R. species
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Urn
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Color
Violet, White
Season
AprMay
Height
100 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 6

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