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Rhododendron hypenanthum Balf. f. in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edin. 9:291. 1916.

  • Rhododendron anthopogon D. Don

    Evergreen, aromatic shrubs, up to 40 cm tall; branches rough and scaly. Leaves elliptic-oblong, 1-3 cm long, dorsal surface rough, wrinkled, ventral densely covered with brown scales; petiole 3-5 mm long. Flowers in terminal clusters of 5-15; bracts ovate, margin ciliate. Calyx lobes 3-4 mm, ovate, obtuse, margin ciliate. Corolla yellow, 1.2-1.5 cm long, tube cylindrical, lobes orbicular, out-spreading. Capsule + ovoid, 4-6 mm long.

    Type : Described from the Himalayas.

    Distribution: A gregarious shrub, common from 3000 to 4000 m in the alpine zone throughout the Himalayas, Central and Northern Asia.


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