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Pink Tree Rhododendron   
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Pink Tree Rhododendron
E Native Photo: Saroj Kasaju
Common name: Pink Tree Rhododendron
Botanical name: Rhododendron arboreum subsp. cinnamomeum    Family: Ericaceae (Blueberry family)
Synonyms: Rhododendron arboreum var. cinnamomeum, Rhododendron cinnamomeum

Pink Tree Rhododendron is a subspecies of Tree Rhododendron, characterized by pink to carmine bell-shaped flowers, 2 inches wide and 1.25-2 inches long. Leaves are 3-7 inches long, with a brown hairy coating beneath. are produced in scarlet color. Pink Tree Rhododendron is found in Eastern Himalaya, from E Nepal to NE India, at altitudes of 2600-3800 m.

Identification credit: A. A. Mao Photographed in Sandakphu, West Bengal.

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