Flowers in clusters of 8-12; bracts scaly; margin ciliate. Stamens included There are always several meanings of each word in Urdu, the correct meaning of Rhododendron in Urdu is ایک قسم کی سدا بہار جھاڑی, and in roman we write it Aik Qisam Ki Sada Bahaar Jhaari. D uring early summer, for a short window between March and April, the forest trails of the Himalayas are ablaze with rhododendrons. Rhododendron arboreum Leaf surfaces scaly on both the sides. Rhododendrons Rhododendrons originate mainly from the Himalayas where about 600 different Rhododendron species can be found. It also has a wide altitudinal range, found between 2,400 and 4,500 m. Generally larger than Azaleas, Rhododendrons prefer a sheltered position in dappled shade and an acidic soil. The showiest of all spring flowering plants, rhododendrons will produce a wealth of beautiful colourful blooms. Stamens 6-8 Growing rhododendron successfully requires the proper planting spot for the rhododendron bush. Corolla greenish-white or pink, saucer-shaped or campanulate. Rhododendron arboreum (Lali Gurans) is the national flower of Nepal. Corolla not light purple, 0.6-2 cm long.   Stamens 5-10; anthers dehiscing by apical pores. Neat compact habit with dark green foliage. and Hemsl.Rhododendron arboreum Sm.Rhododendron campanulatum D. DonRhododendron collettianum Aitch. These range from those in the Tender section at lower elevations around 2500 metres. Also keep a lookout for frequent bird visitors that may go for a snack of nectar or floral tissue, making … Flowers in clusters of 8-15   Ovary densely woolly, Shrubs. Rhododendron ponticum is the state flower of Indian-administered Kashmir and Pakistan Controlled Kashmir.   Corolla scarlet crimson. Capsule 0.4-1 cm long The genus Rhododendron rhododendrons in the Sikkim Himalaya is shown in Fig. Leaves clustered at the ends of branches, leathery, 5-15 cm long, lanceolate to oblong, dorsal surface glabrous, ventral covered with silvery scales. + Corolla scarlet crimson. Rhododendron lepidotum Calyx 5-lobed, often very small. Corolla saucer-shaped, tube pilose inside.   + Corolla saucer-shaped, tube pilose inside. Rhododendron arboreum is also the state tree of the state of Uttarakhand, India. Corolla campanulate, tube glabrous. Stamens 10 Capsule 0.4-1 cm long : 3: Leaf surfaces scaly on both the sides. Rhododendron ponticum (L.) is a non-indigenous evergreen shrub belonging to the Ericaceae family. Corolla not crimson. Corolla not crimson. Some also have young leaves and stems covered in a striking woolly coating (indumentum) and some - the deciduous rhododendrons or azaleas - have good autumn colour. (4) Ovary 5-locular. 344 (K). Rhododendron Habitats in India Debjyoti Bhattacharyya and M. Sanjappa Botanical Survey of India Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal, India Abstract The genus Rhododendron L. (Ericaceae) is represented by about 80 species in India. Evergreen rhododendrons vary greatly in size and … Stamens exserted, Photos by The Biodiversity of the Hengduan Mountains Project. 5 (4) Leaves alternate, clustered at the ends of branches, shortly petiolate, usually leathery. + Rhododendron, meaning “red tree,” refers to the red flowers and woody growth of some species, but rhododendrons range in habit from evergreen to deciduous and from low-growing ground covers to tall trees. Evergreen or deciduous shrubs or trees, often scaly, aromatic.   You might also come across this fast-growing species under the name Azalea pontica. +   Only ventral leaf surface scaly. Rhododendron needs a temperature of 15-20 degree Celsius to bloom, which is the average temperature in the months of March and April in middle and higher reaches of the Himalayas.     Rhododendrons grow best in areas of high rainfall. Related Synonym(s): Calyx segments orbicular. and most have showy flower displays. Fruit capsular; dehiscence septicidal, 5-10-valvular. Other common names rhododendron 'Ptarmigan' . Stamens 6-8, Corolla greenish-white or pink, saucer-shaped or campanulate. Brandis, 1.c. 1. is represented by eighty species in India [4][5][6] [7]. Rhododendron Urdu Meaning - Find the correct meaning of Rhododendron in Urdu, it is important to understand the word properly when we translate it from English to Urdu. One of Waterer's Seven Dwarves. Distribution: A plant of high altitudes from 3000 to 4000 m; endemic in Kurram and Chitral in West Pakistan and Nuristan in Afghanistan. Happiest planted in dappled light with acid soil. Beautiful evergreen shrub bears clusters of camellia-like flowers. The home of Osberton Nurseries, grower of top quality Rhododendrons in the heart of Nottinghamshire, England Even on suitably acid soils they are more difficult to grow successfully in the drier parts of the country. Genus Rhododendron can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs or trees, with simple leaves, sometimes with a dense colourful indumentum of hairs on the lower side, and funnel-shaped, bell-shaped or tubular flowers that may be solitary or in short racemes Pink Rhododendron (Rhododendron campanulatum) is the State Flower of Himachal Pradesh, India. Evergreen. Big Leaved Species with their massive leaves up to 75cm long, grow in conifer forests around 3000metres. A high level of organic matter in the soil is advantageous, particularly an acid medium such as peat substitute, chopped bracken or decayed pine needles but this alone will not bring about any appreciable reduction in soil pH, especially where the soil and ground water is alkaline. ING Genus Search, A Checklist for the South China Botanical Garden, Guangzhou, Guangdong The vegetation in Pakistan is divided into five categories on the basis of climate, altitude and plant types. R. campanulatum has white to purple flowers.     For deep red flowers in the rock garden consider Rhododendron Baden Baden or Rhododendron Dopey. Trees. The flowers are 3.5 to 5 cm (1.4 to 2.0 in) in diameter, violet-purple, often with small greenish-yellow spots or streaks. It’s a pure delight for any trekker. capsule 2-3 cm long, Corolla not light purple, 0.6-2 cm long. Ovary glabrous or scaly Rhododendron (from the Greek: rhodos, "rose", and dendron, "tree") is a genus of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae.It is a large genus with over 800 species. They lend themselves well to informal plantings and woodland gardens, whilst dwarf alpine varieties are effective as rock garden plants. Calyx lobes oblong, 3-4 mm long, scaly, margin ciliate.   aka Rhododendron. The fruit is a dry capsule 1.5 to 2.5 cm (0.59 to 0.98 in) long, containing numerous small seeds . Flowers in clusters of 8-15, Corolla yellow, broadly cylindrical. Type: Pakistan: in Kurram Valley, 3000-4000 m, inter Shend Toi et cacumen Flowers solitary or in clusters of 2-5, Only ventral leaf surface scaly. Ovary glabrous or scaly : 2: Corolla light purple, 2.5-3 cm long. Rhododendron afghanicum Aitch. (5) Seeds minute, numerous. N. Sikaram, Aitch. They also used Rhododendron ponticumas a rootstock for grafting scions from less hardy but … and Hemsl.Rhododendron hypenanthum Balf.     The leaves are evergreen, 6 to 18 cm (2.4 to 7.1 in) long and 2 to 5 cm (0.79 to 1.97 in) wide. It was originally introduced by Conrad Loddiges as seed in 1763 to be used as a cultivated flowering plant in gardens, parks, and estates as a horticultural exhibit, but was also extensively planted in western Victorian hunting Estates under woodland canopies and on heathland areas to provide shelter for game species. Rhododendron arboreum + Shrubs.   (a) all rhododendrons; (b) subgenus Hymenanthes, (c) subgenus Rhododendron without section Vireya, (d) section Vireya of the subgenus Rhododendron, (e) subgenus Pentanthera, (f) subgenus Tsutsusi. This is one of the most widespread Himalayan rhododendron species, distributed from northern Pakistan eastwards to south-western China. It is distributed mainly in different regions and altitudes of Himalayas with a greater concentration in the eastern Himalayas. 3 (2) I can not find a large leaved rhododendron in that part of the world with pink flowers. Rhododendron campanulatum Ovary 5-10-Jocular; ovules nume¬rous. Introduction to Britain. Province, P. R. ChinaAnnotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of NepalChinese Plant NamesDinghushan Plant Checklist1Flora of ChinaFlora of MissouriFlora of North AmericaFlora of Taiwan ChecklistOrnamental Plants From Russia And Adjacent States Of The Former Soviet UnionSouth China Botanical Garden HerbariumSouth China Botanical Garden Herbarium Type Specimens Top Rhododendron adenogynum Diels. Proper soil preparation is also necessary for the health of this acid loving plant. This was his last plant collection expedition for A.K. Flowers in dense terminal clusters; pedicels woolly; bracts ovate, covered with dense appressed silky hairs.     Corolla 5-lobed, less often 6-10-lobed, slightly zygomorphic, rotate, campanulate, saucer-shaped or tubular. Other Databases Corolla yellow, broadly cylindrical. Calyx segments oblong. (2) Rhododendron ponticum is native to countries in the western and eastern Mediterranean such as Spain, Portugal and Turkey and also occurs eastwards through Asia into China.It is not native to Britain, but was first introduced in the late 18th Century. Rhododendron has about 800 species and is much the largest of all the genera Corolla white or pink, saucer-shaped, 1.5-2 cm long, tube hairy inside. capsule 2-3 cm long A Checklist for the South China Botanical Garden, Guangzhou, Guangdong capsule 2-3 cm long : Rhododendron campanulatum + Corolla not light purple, 0.6-2 cm long. Shrub or small tree, (0.5-)1.3-4m. Stamens 10, Calyx segments oblong. Rhododendron hypenanthum Rhododendron anthopogon D. Don = Rhododendron hypenanthum Balf. 409.   Flowers in terminal clusters, rarely solitary, pedicellate, often large, showy. Stamens included, Calyx segments orbicular. Flowers of this dwarf shrub come in three colour forms, red, white, and (rarely) yellowish.   Lower Taxa The first species available for garden use, in the mid-1600s, was R. hirsutum, the hairy alpine rose, which may grow as high as 1 metre (3 feet). 4 (3) ex D. Don f.Rhododendron lepidotum Wall. Soil preparation is best accomplished in autumn before planting the rhododendron in spring. Capsule scaly tomentose, oblong, c. 5 mm long. Here are the top three rhododendron treks that we recommend in early summer. Corolla light purple, 2.5-3 cm long. It is not often that people call and answer questions and spend the extra effort in helping others obtain just what they are looking for. The yellow azalea, Rhododendron luteum, is a bushy, upright, deciduous shrub with fragrant warm-yellow flowers that appear in spring. Gardening with rhododendrons on soils above pH 6. Rhododendron blossom, Rhododendron arboretum, a small evergreen tree locally known as buransh, is flowering early because temperatures are rising in the hills.   + 1 Corolla not crimson. Rhododendron niveum is the state tree of Sikkim in India. Best in a sheltered situation. Avoid Lime. (3) Rhododendrons were first recorded by Captain Hardwick in Jammu and Kashmir in 1776 where he spotted the Rhododendron arboretum. Browse rhododendrons online T he Rhodos arrived this morning - they look wonderful - they are certainly healthy.   Flowers solitary or in clusters of 2-5 : Rhododendron lepidotum + Rhododendrons are grown for their spectacular flowers, usually borne in spring. Tap water, especially in hard water districts, contains too much calcium for rhododendrons, reducing acidity around their roots. of Ericaceae; chiefly distributed in the mountains of Eastern Asia, the Himalayas, South West China, New Guinea, North America and certain parts of Europe. Shrubs. 2 (1) Distribution: A plant of high altitudes from 3000 to 4000 m; endemic in Kurram and Chitral in West Pakistan and Nuristan in Afghanistan.   Rhododendron is also the state tree of the state of Uttarakhand, India. Flowers are rose pink with darker central blotch. Genus of more than 1000 species of evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs from Europe, Asia, Australasia and North America, particularly southwestern China, Tibet, Burma, northern India and New Guinea. The genus Rhododendron comprises various groups of which we specialise in the following:.   Province, P. R. China, Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal, Ornamental Plants From Russia And Adjacent States Of The Former Soviet Union, South China Botanical Garden Herbarium Type Specimens, Trees. Leaves petiolate, petiole 4-6 mm long; lamina lanceolate to oblong, 2-6 cm long, 8-25 mm broad, coriaceous, lower surface yellowish-brown, scaly-tomentose. Capsule 0.4-1 cm long, Leaf surfaces scaly on both the sides. But it was a … Bulley of Ness; cut short when Cooper volunteered to join the Indian Army Reserve of Officers, serving initially with the 1st Reserve Ghurkha Rifles on the North West Frontier of India which is now in Pakistan. Rhododendron arboreum, the national flower of Nepal, is an impressive tree species that grows to be approximately 20 metres tall, and has brilliant red flowers. No rhododendron is a national symbol of Pakistan as a whole. Rhododendron.   R. ponticum is the state flower of Indian-administered Kashmir and Pakistan-controlled Kashmir. Corolla campanulate, tube glabrous. Aromatic shrubs, 1-2 m; branches yellowish brown, scaly. The rhododendron bush is an attractive, blooming specimen in many landscapes and is fairly low maintenance when planted properly. When to plant rho… These are: Dry tropical forest vegetation Dry sub-tropical sub-mountainous vegetation Dry Temperate forests vegetation Moist temperature forest vegetation Sub –Alpine and Alpine vegetation Dry Tropical Forest Vegetation The compilations (which have been made from Hortus Third (1976), Cullen (1980), Chamberlain (1982) and Luteyn (1980) are not exhaustive, but are considered representative. Generally, it is difficult to alter soil pH in the long term.   f. Treatments in Other Floras @ www.efloras.org IPNI Family Ericaceae . It includes the plants known to gardeners as azalea, which was … Ovary glabrous or scaly, Corolla light purple, 2.5-3 cm long. Fertilise in spring prior to new growth. 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