Rhododendron flinckii Davidian

TSO logo

Sponsor

Kindly sponsored by Peter Norris, enabling the use of The Rhododendron Handbook 1998

Credits

New article for Trees and Shrubs Online.

Recommended citation
'Rhododendron flinckii' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/rhododendron/rhododendron-flinckii/). Accessed 2020-01-28.

Genus

Other species in genus

Glossary

References

There are currently no active references in this article.

Credits

New article for Trees and Shrubs Online.

Recommended citation
'Rhododendron flinckii' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/rhododendron/rhododendron-flinckii/). Accessed 2020-01-28.

Shrub, 1.5-2.5 m. Leaves thin, 4-10 x 2-4.5 cm, oblong-lanceolate to elliptic, apex rounded, apiculate, lower surface covered in a dense rufous, somewhat matted indumentum composed of dendroid hairs. Flowers 3-8, in a lax truss, pale yellow (to pink?), with purple flecks, campanulate, lacking nectar pouches, 35-50 mm; ovary densely covered with a whitish to brown tomentum, without glands, style glabrous. Flowering April-May. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)

Distribution  Bhutan E

Habitat c.3,000 m

RHS Hardiness Rating H6

Conservation status Least concern (LC)

This species apparently hybridizes with R. wallichii and/or R. campanulatum. This may be the origin of the pink-flowered forms that have been reported from the wild and have been named R. poluninii Davidian. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)


Feedback

A site produced by the International Dendrology Society.

For copyright and licence information, see the Licence page.

To contact the editors: info@treesandshrubsonline.org.