Rhododendron ciliicalyx

Rhododendron ciliicalyx

  • Rhododendron ciliicalyx
  • Rhododendron ciliicalyx
  • Rhododendron ciliicalyx
  • Rhododendron ciliicalyx
  • Flower name
    Rhododendron ciliicalyx
  • Scientific name
    Rhododendron ciliicalyx
  • AliasRhododendron ciliicalyx, 睫毛萼杜鵑
  • Place of originwestern and northwestern Yunnan, China
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Greenhouse, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonApril

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.
The name of the flower comes from the sparse eyelash-like bristles that cover the leaf margins of the young leaves.

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.


  • Order
    Ericales
  • Family
    Ericaceae
  • Genus
    Rhododendron
  • Species
    R. ciliicalyx
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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