Rhododendron arborenum

Rhododendron arborenum

  • Rhododendron arborenum
  • Rhododendron arborenum
  • Rhododendron arborenum
  • Rhododendron arborenum
  • Flower name
    Rhododendron arborenum
  • Scientific name
    Rhododendron 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 (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 also known as Himalayan rhododendron and Tree Rhododendron in English.

The world's largest rhododendron

It is the national flower of Nepal. The tree is 10-20 m tall with brownish-brown bark. The leaves are dark green, leathery, 6-15 cm long, 2-4 cm wide, oblong-elliptic, and borne on the branches in alternate clusters. It is dioecious, and produces scattered, racemose inflorescences from April to May with 15 to 20 hemispherical flowers consisting of numerous clusters of red, pink, or white bell-shaped flowers 4 to 5 cm in diameter. It is used as a garden tree, potted plant, and for medicinal purposes.

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.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    R. arborenum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeevergreen tall tree
  • Flower colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height1000.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 5.0 cm

Random flowers