Description

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Shrubs, deciduous, 1–3 m tall; young shoots with dense coarse brown flat appressed hairs. Summer and winter leaves different. Petiole 1–3 mm, densely coarsely castaneous strigose; leaf blade leathery, linear-lanceolate or linear-oblanceolate to obovate, 1.5–4.8 × 0.2–1.5 cm; margin coarsely strigose, entire, or with obsolete round teeth; apex obtuse to acute; both surfaces sparsely coarsely shiny brown slightly revolute strigose. Inflorescence 1–3-flowered. Pedicel 0.1–0.3 cm, erect, densely coarsely castaneous strigose, hairs flat; calyx lobes ovate to elliptic, 2–4 mm, coarsely shiny-castaneous strigose; corolla narrowly funnelform, crimson to dark red, 3.5–4 cm, tube tapering toward the base, 18–20 mm; lobes ovate or long-ovate; stamens 10, unequal, shorter than corolla; filaments linear, puberulent below; ovary ovoid, ca. 3 mm, densely coarsely castaneous setose-strigose; style longer than stamens, slightly exserted, sparsely coarsely strigose at base. Capsule long-cylindric, 6–8 mm, coarsely setose-strigose. Fl. Apr.
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Flora of China Vol. 14: 437 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Habitat & Distribution

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Mountain forests. N Taiwan.
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Flora of China Vol. 14: 437 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Rhododendron kanehirai

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Rhododendron kanehirai is a species of plant in the family Ericaceae. It was originally endemic to Taiwan. It has become extinct in the wild, though it still exists in cultivated form.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Lu, S. Y.; Pan, F. J. (1998). "Rhododendron kanehirai". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 1998: e.T37821A10079242. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T37821A10079242.en.
  2. ^ Wilson, Ernest Henry (1921). "The Azaleas of the Old World". A Monograph of Azaleas: Rhododendron Subgenus Anthodendron. By Wilson, Ernest Henry; Rehder, Alfred. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 28.
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Rhododendron kanehirai: Brief Summary

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Rhododendron kanehirai is a species of plant in the family Ericaceae. It was originally endemic to Taiwan. It has become extinct in the wild, though it still exists in cultivated form.

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