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shiny leaves and large orange flowers - is this a Rhododendron

Posted by jujujojo 8 (My Page) on
Tue, May 21, 13 at 19:05

Pictures taken in Southern China.

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This post was edited by jujujojo on Wed, May 22, 13 at 18:31


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RE: shiny leaves and large orange flowers - is this a Rhododendro

Technically yes, but a vireya rhododendron or a subgenus native to tropical/semitropical climates, mostly southeast Asia.


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RE: shiny leaves and large orange flowers - is this a Rhododendro

  • Posted by bboy USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA (My Page) on
    Wed, May 22, 13 at 15:10

Vireya are rhododendrons native to New Guinea and vicinity, including one species in Australia.


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RE: shiny leaves and large orange flowers - is this a Rhododendro

I couple similar ones:

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