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R. acuminatum

SubgenusVireya
SectionMalayovireya
Subsection
In cultivation since: ?

First described: 1852, (Hook. f.
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
(1817-1911)
England, Suffolk
Botanical-short: Hook. f.
)

Origin: Malaysia (Borneo)

Corolla: tubular
Leaves: ovate

Habit: terrestrial
epiphytic = living on dead organic material (decaying trees f.i)
terrestrial = in soil (like in your garden)

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: unknown
Hardiness:
H0 = 0 C (32 F)
H1 = -7 C (20 F)
H2 = -12 C (10 F)
H3 = -15 C (5 F)
H4 = -18 C (0 F)
H5 = -24 C (-10 F)


Predominant color: orange

Height
Height
The figures listed here are the observed size in the natural environment.

The exact location (altitude, sunlight, soil, climate) can influence growth considerably
: 500 cm. (17ft.)



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Rhododendron acuminatum
99.334
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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Rhododendron acuminatum
99.334
Photo byHank Helm
Date
LocationRhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way, WA, USA
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