- Flower nameRhododendron arborenum
- Scientific nameRhododendron arborenum
- AliasTree Rhododendron
- Place of originSoutheast Asia to southern China, including the Himalayas and Nepal
- Place of floweringHigh mountain, Botanical Gardens, Overseas, Sub-alpine, Potted flower, Specific area
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Rhododendron arborenum
Rhododendron arborenum or Tree Rhododendron (scientific name: Rhododendron arborenum) is an evergreen tall tree in the family Ericaceae, native to Southeast Asia to southern China, including the Himalayas and Nepal. It is considered to be the largest rhododendron in the world. It is hermaphrodite. In spring, it produces about 15 to 20 hemispherical flowers, which are made up of many red bell-shaped flowers that grow in inflorescences.
Common name: Rhododendron arborenum, scientific name: Rhododendron arborenum, English name: Tree Rhododendron, Himalayan rhododendron
Place of origin: Southeast Asia, including the Himalayas and Nepal, to southern China, National flower: Nepal, Type of life: evergreen tree, Bark color: brown, Tree height: 10-20 m, Inflorescence: alternate, Leaf texture: cortical; leaf color: dark green; leaf shape: oblong-ovate; leaf length: 6-15 cm; leaf width: 2-4 cm; leaf margins: entire, Inflorescence: Umbel racemes, Flower color: red, pink, white; corolla shape: bell-shaped; flowering season: April-May; flowerlets daiameter: 4-5 cm in diameter; uses: garden, potted, medicinal.