Rhododendron cinnabarinum Hook. f., Rhododendron Sikkim Himalaya 1: , pl. 8 1849. (syn: Azalea roylei (Hook.fil.) Kuntze; Rhododendron basfordii H.H.Davidian; Rhododendron blandfordiiflorum Hook.; Rhododendron cinnabarinum var. breviforme H.H.Davidian; Rhododendron cinnabarinum var. roylei (J.D.Hook.) Hutchinson; Rhododendron roylei Hook.fil.; Rhododendron thibaudiense hort. ex Dombr.);
Tibet, Bhutan, India, Sikkim, Darjeeling, Chumbi, Nepal as per Catalogue of Life;
 
Cinnabar Rhododendron; 
 


Rhododendron cinnabarinum (朱砂杜鹃) is a rhododendron species native to eastern Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, southeastern Tibet, and southwest China, where it grows at altitudes of 1900–4000 meters.  

It is a shrub that grows to 1–3 m in height, with leathery leaves that are broadly elliptic, oblong-elliptic to oblong-lanceolate or ovate, 3–6 by 1.5–2.5 cm in size. Flowers are yellow to cinnabar red, sometimes ranging to plum colors. 
(From Wikipedia on 2.6.13)


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Rhododendron cinnabarinum Hook. f. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)

Location: Sandakphu, India
Date: 14 May 2018
Altitude: 11000 ft.
Habit : Wild

Nepali names : गुराँस Guraans  / सानो चिमल Saano Chimal / बुलु Bulu / बुलु गुराँस Bulu Guraans  


RE: Rhododendrons : (Mixed thread): 1 correct image as above. 2 posts by 1 author.

I am Nepal and I would like to share some photos of Rhododendrons from Nepal’s Himalayas. Yes R. Arboreum is national flower of Nepal. …………………… 

Medicinal values:

R. Arboreum, R. Hodgsonii and R. Barbatum flowers Used in Nepali hilly regions as a medicine for chock, specially fish bones.

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Now a days, some people have been introduced the Tea as well.  


I am sorry that name didn’t came. here I am sending you name again.

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Mobile Photo-122: Rhododendron Cinnabarinum at 3200M LNP

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(……….., LNP – Langtang National Park)


 

 

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 Rhododendron cinnabarinum : Attachments (1).  2 posts by 2 authors.

Rhododendron cinnabarinum
At Yumthang valley, Sikkim
21May, 2013


  

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