Rhododendron bhutanense Long & Bowes Lyon

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Shrub, 0.6-3 m. Leaves 6-12.5 x 3-5 cm, elliptic to elliptic-obovate, apex acute, lower surface covered with an adpressed brown one-layered tomentum composed of radiate hairs; petioles greyish-floccose above. Flowers 8-15(-22), in a dense truss; calyx c.1 mm; corolla pale pink to almost white, with red flecks and a magenta basal blotch, campanulate, nectar pouches lacking; ovary and style glabrous. Flowering May-June. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)

Distribution  Bhutan

Habitat 4,145-4,570 m

RHS Hardiness Rating H7

A recently described species in Subsect. Taliensia. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)

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