Willow-leaved Rhododendron (Rhododendron lepidotum)

The Willow-leaved Rhododendron (Rhododendron lepidotum) comes in a miniature form, or up to or more than 150 cm in height. It comes in a white form, seen here, purple and even a pink form. It is commonly found in Sikkim’s temperate to alpine biomes, in elevations between about 2000 to well above 5000 meters.

Elevation: 2965 meters.

Native range is Assam, East Himalaya, Nepal, Tibet.

Last updated on 18 June 2024