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'Rhododendron notiale' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.
Similar in most respects to R. lochiae but the leaf apex sometimes retuse in this species, the corolla curved and the stamens clustered on the upper side of the flower. Described in 1996, material of this species is already in the trade and it should quickly be widely available. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)
Distribution Australia N Queensland, Bellenden Ker Range and Bell Peak in the Malbon Thompson Range
Habitat 1,200-1,500 m
RHS Hardiness Rating H2