Renge azalea/ Mochitsutsuji

Rhododendron macrosepalum/ Renge azalea/ モチツツジ花の様子

学名/ Botanical name : Rhododendron macrosepalum

シノニム/ Synonym : Rhododendron stenopetalum, Rhododendron hortense

英名/ English common name :  Renge azalea

英別名/ Alternative English name: Mochitsutsuji

日本名 和名/ Japanese common name : モチツツジ 黐躑躅 餅躑躅

原産地/ Original : Japan


It grows naturally in low mountains and hilly areas, reaches a height of 1 to 2 m, and is often seen in bright forests, and usually blooms from April to June. Many glandular hairs are found on the sepals, stems, leaves, and young branches of flowers, and the liquid droplets secreted from these glands are sticky, hence the name is given on this nature, mochi is sticky.




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Cultivated variety/ 園芸種

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