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Vireya rhododendron

Rhododendron subg. Vireya sp.

Description:

Leaves are smooth and glossy. Flowers are showy and have a noticeable color gradient.

Habitat:

Pana'ewa (tropical) Rainforest Garden. Native to SE Asia.

Notes:

This was either a shrub or a tree; I can't recall.

1 Species ID Suggestions

stho002
stho002 7 years ago
Rhododendron
Rhododendron


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7 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

A Rhodo was my first thought when I saw this, then I thought, naw, can't be that! Way to nail it stho002.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 years ago

Thanks, stho002.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 years ago

Thanks, Rieko. :)

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Beautiful.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 years ago

Thanks! Me too. Hopefully we'll find out after someone else sees it.

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

I really like it, no idea what it is though.

mauna Kunzah
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mauna Kunzah

Hilo, Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Jan 6, 2013
Submitted on Sep 7, 2013

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