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       Rhododendron decipians

 

Genus Rhododendron decipians
Subgenus

Hymenanthes

Section

Rhododendron

Series

Falconeri

Subseries

 

Flowering

May - June.     

Description

small tree of 2.5-3 m in height. Non peeling bark, hence lichens and mosses grow on the tree.

Uses

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Altitude

3300m - 3800m

Leaves

pendulous, elliptic to oblong elliptic, mid rib yellow rest of the surface is green, silvery tomentum underside of the leaf,

Flower

25-30 flowers/ inflorescence, color ranges from pink to white

Corolla

5 broad lobed

Calyx

obsolete

Stamena

10, unequal in length

Capsule Large, pale, yellow seed.
Filament

 

Ovary  
Habitat and description

distributed in Darjeeling and Sikkim at the elevation of 3300-3800m

 

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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L.K Rai Notes
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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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