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       Rhododendron campylocarpum

 

Genus Rhododendron campylocarpum
Subgenus

Hymenanthes

Section

Hymenanthes

Series

Thomsonii

Subseries

Thomsonii

Flowering

May - June    

Description

The species is referred to be most beautiful and sweet scented flower by  Hooker. The petiole exhales honey scented-resinous fluids which adds more           to the charm of the flower. Shrubs: average 5 ft.

Uses

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Altitude

9500ft - 14500ft

Leaves

elliptic, leathery, shiny, bright, green upper part, beneath pale brown, hairy.

Flower

Inflorescence truss, campanulate, nodding flowers, light pale to yellow bright  color; Flowers with pedicles.

Corolla

equally lobed 5, round

Calyx  5, lobed, uneven in size, glandular. Stamens-10,Capsule are shaped (semi- circular).
Stamena   
Capsule  
Filament

 

Ovary  
Habitat and description

Found to be grown on rocks and spruce, woodland of oakbirch, in the ranges of 9500-14500 ft. and inhabiting in Eastern Nepal, Sikkim Himalayas, Arunachal Pradesh, Bhutan and China.

 

Rhododendron

   Amongst the many floral treaties of Sikkim Himalaya one of the earliest ones may be found over the genus Rhododendron (Gk. rhodo = red, dendrons = tree ).  

 

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Orchid

  Orchid known for their brilliance in colors, unusual shapes attractive growth habits, variety in fragrance and exquisite beauty can attract any nature lovers.

 

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Medicinal Plant

Sikkim with its total geographical area of 7,096 sq km is bestowed with a huge diversity of flora and fauna.

 
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