Rhododendron cowanianum Davidian

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Small shrub, 0.3-2.3 m; shoots lacking scales. Leaves deciduous, 4-6.5 x 2.2-3 cm, oblong-elliptic to broadly obovate, margin ciliate, lower surface with distant pale brown broad-rimmed scales. Flowers 3-5, in a loose terminal inflorescence; calyx lobes 4-6 mm; corolla purplish pink, campanulate, 14-20 mm; stamens 10; ovary scaly, style very short, sharply deflexed. Flowering May. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)

Distribution  Nepal

Habitat 3,200-3,950 m

RHS Hardiness Rating H5

Conservation status Least concern (LC)

A distinctive species that is included in Subsect. Trichoclada by some authors. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)


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