Oryukyu

Rhododendron x mucronatum 'oryukyu'

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  • Flower name
    Oryukyu
  • Scientific name
    Rhododendron x mucronatum 'oryukyu'
  • Aliasoryukyu, 大琉球
  • Place of originhorticultural variety
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park
  • Flowering seasonMay

What is Oryukyu

Oryukyu (scientific name: Rhododendron x mucronatum 'Oryukyu') is a horticultural variety of 'Rhododendron mucronatum' which is an evergreen shrub in the family Ericaceae and is a hybrid of Rhododendron ripense and R. macrosepalum. Oryukyu has larger flowers than Mucronatum. The petals are funnel-shaped with five deep lobes at the tips and dark pink spots on the upper petals.

Common name: Oryukyu, scientific name: Rhododendron x mucronatum 'Oryukyu', Synonym: Rhododendron hortense cv. Oryukyu, also known as "Oryukyu azalea", Leaf shape: oblong-ovate; leaf inflorescence: alternate; leaf margins: finely hairy, Leaf shape: oblong; inflorescence: alternate; leaf margins: finely hairy; flowering season: May; petals: 5; flower diameter: 6-7 cm, Flowering season: May; Petals: 5; Diameter: 6-7 cm; Flower shape: funnel-shaped with 5 deep lobes at the apex; Stamens: 10, Flowering season: May; petals: 5; flower diameter: 6-7 cm; flower shape: funnel-shaped with 5 deep apical lobes; stamens: 10; fruit type: capsule; fruit shape: ovoid; fruit length: 1 cm.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Ericaceae
  • Genus
    Rhododendron
  • Species
    R. x mucronatum 'oryukyu'
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Hairs
  • Life typeevergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower6.0 ~ 7.0 cm

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