Organic Anthopogon

Organic AnthopogonRhododendron anthopogon D. Don

  • Botanical NameRhododendron anthopogon D. Don
  • SynonymRhododendron hypenanthum Balf. f.
  • FamilyEricaceae
  • Local NamesSunpati
  • English NameAnthopogon

Evergreen aromatic dwarf shrub about 0.6 to 1 m high. Stem many branches, with brown scales. Leaves petioled, elliptic to ovate, obtuse to mucronate, upper surface slightly scaly, lower surface densely scaly. Flowers white, pink, light yellow, sometimes red. Fruit a capsule, ovoid, enclosed in the persistent calyx.

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