Rhododendron campanulatum D.Don

 
  • Family : ERICACEAE
    (Heather Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : RHODODENDRON FAMILY (बुराँश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Ericaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Azalea campanulata (D.Don) Kuntze; Rhododendron batemanii Hook.f.; Rhododendron edgarii Gamble; Rhododendron heftii Davidian; Rhododendron mutabile Webb ex Royle; Rhododendron nobile Wall.; Rhododendron planifolium Nutt.; Rhododendron wallichii Hook.f.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Rhododendron campanulatum D.Don
  • Common name : Bell Rhododendron
  • Vernacular name :
    • Burans, Semru (Hindi)
  • Habit : Large shrub
  • Habitat : Fir or Rhododendron and Betula forest, stony alpine slopes and ledges at altitudes of 3000 - 4400 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Leaf margins not or weakly reflexed when dry, lower surface with very short, fawn or pale brown indumentum
  • Flower, Fruit : April-June
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : North Sikkim (Mangan) district,East Sikkim (Gangtok) district,West Sikkim (Geyzing) district
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
  • Native : Bhutan, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to South Tibet
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 166
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 2: Part 1. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 375
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 76-77
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Rhododendron campanulatum. Downloaded on 16 July 2024.

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