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       Rhododendron cinnabarinum

 

Genus Rhododendron cinnabarinum
Subgenus

Rhododendron

Section

Rhododendron

Series

 Virgatum

Subseries

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Flowering

April-May.        

Description

Shrubs 2-3m, high branched, young plant purple colored, the stamen part and leaf of the flower is highly poisonous, if consumed by animals and human. Even the smoke from the burned wood of the plant has known to cause inflammation and smelling of eyes and face.

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Altitude

6000ft - 14000ft

Leaves

Tapered bet condition dull green in color glabrous, scalar beneath.

Flower

Terminal inflorescence, tubular and quite variable in color apricot, oregano, red-  almond to plum crimson pediceled.

Corolla

tubular, campanulate, 5 lobed.

Calyx  deeply lobed into 5, unequal in size
Stamena   
Capsule Scaly
Filament

 

Ovary  
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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.

 

Introduction

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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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