Rhododendron lepidotum

Rhododendron lepidotum

Rhododendron lepidotum in Valley of Flowers

Rhododendron lepidotum is an aromatic, resinous and growing shrublet of height 1.5 to 2 m. Branches are rough covered with lepidote scales all over. Leaves are narrowly oblanceolate covered with brownish scales on both surfaces. Petiole is short. Flowers are pink or purple in color. Can be found solitary or in clusters.The specific name lepidotum refers to scales are present in the plant. This flower is a near threatened species.

English Name

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Local Name

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Family

Ericaceae(Health family)

Flowering time

June to early August

Habitat

Shruberries and mountain slopes, often found in colonies.

Uses

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Location in the Valley of flowers

It is found near the entry gate to one kilometer inside the valley of flowers.

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Rhododendron lepidotum
Rhododendron lepidotum

Rhododendron lepidotum
Rhododendron lepidotum

Rhododendron lepidotum
Rhododendron lepidotum

Rhododendron lepidotum
Rhododendron lepidotum

Rhododendron lepidotum
Rhododendron lepidotum
Rhododendron lepidotum
Rhododendron lepidotum

Rhododendron lepidotum
Rhododendron lepidotum

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