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  • Rhododendron, mountain laurel and azaleas are common in the mountains.

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  • Of Rhododendron there are i,u soecies.

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  • The margin of rhododendron beds, where there are sheltered recesses amongst the plants, suits many of the more delicate species well, partial shade Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis).

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  • It is a singular circumstance that reciprocal crosses are not always or even often possible; thus, one rhododendron may afford pollen perfectly potent on the stigma of another kind, by the pollen of which latter its own stigma is unaffected.

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  • The higher mountains rise abruptly from the plains; on their slopes, clothed below almost exclusively with the more tropical forms, a vegetation of a warm temperate character, chiefly evergreen, soon begins to prevail, comprising Magnoliaceae, Ternstroemiaceae, subtropical Rosaceae, rhododendron, oak, Ilex, Symplocos, Lauraceae, Pinus longifolia, with mountain forms of truly tropical orders, palms, Pandanus, Musa, Vitis, Vernonia, and many others.

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  • The holly, the yew, the laurel, if allowed to grow from a single stem, become trees, other plants such as rhododendron, syringa, the euonymous are properly shrubs.

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  • As we pass to the west the species of rhododendron, oak and Magnolia are much reduced in number as compared to the eastern region, and both the Malayan and Japanese forms are much less common.

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  • Morven has a lovely rhododendron that was a present from her Dad.

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  • Among the plants the wild banana, pepper, orange and mangosteen, rhododendron, epiphytic orchids and the palm; among mammals the bats and rats; among birds the cassowary and rifle birds; and among reptiles the crocodile and tree snakes, characterize this element.

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  • Clianthus Clivia Cobaea* Coleus Coprosma Cordyline Correa Cuphea Cyclamen Cyperus Cytisus Darwinia (Genetyllis) Diosma Dracaena Eccremocarpus* Epacris Epiphyllum Erica Eriostemon Erythrina Eucalyptus Eupatorium Eurya Ficus Fuchsia Grevillea Haemanthusf Heliotropium Hibiscus Hoya* Hydrangea Impatiens Jasminum * Justicia Kalosanthes Lachenaliaf Lantana Lapageria * Liliumt Lophospermum* Mandevillea* Manettia* Mutisia* Myrsiphyllum* Maurandya * Nerinef Nerium Pelargonium Petunia Pimelia Plumbago* Polianthesf Primula Rhododendron Richardia (Calla) f Salvia Sarracenia Solanum Sparmannia Statice Strelitzia Streptocarpus Swainsonia Tacsonia* Tecoma Tradescantia Vallotaf Spring Bedding.

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  • The original cast iron bandstand was erected in 1885 in a position now marked by a clump of rhododendron.

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  • Rhododendron ponticum has become highly invasive in the British Isles following its introduction for horticultural purposes in the 18 th century.

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  • The meadows are home to some beautiful flora and fauna such as the bearded rhododendron, dwarf juniper and other rare alpine flowers.

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  • This shallow loch is surrounded by rhododendron bushes, which are in full bloom in the summer.

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  • The trail then climbs high above the river passing through rhododendron and pine forest, following a narrow path beneath numerous rocky overhangs.

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  • This includes selective thinning and removal of invasive rhododendron which was probably introduced early this century.

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  • God Bless, who had stationed himself behind a large rhododendron to eavesdrop on the lesson, was choking with silent laughter.

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  • The new Clematis and Akebia were doing well and the small rhododendron did not appear to mind being moved from the front garden.

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  • We have maintained an interest in the taxonomy of selected sub section of the genus rhododendron.

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  • I seem to have leaf rust on my Rhododendron.

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  • Rhododendron is highly invasive and completely smothers all other plants.

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  • Small numbers seen and heard in the rhododendron thickets all year.

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  • The warm mountain slopes are covered with Pinus longifolia, or with oaks and rhododendron, and the forest is not commonly dense below 8000 f t., excepting in some of the more secluded valleys at a low elevation.

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  • The cleared rhododendron has been regenerating very rapidly from the cut stumps.

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  • The new Clematis and Akebia were doing well and the small Rhododendron did not appear to mind being moved from the front garden.

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  • Rhododendron ponticum can root anywhere more or less even on steep slopes with no soil.

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  • Among the trees grew tall rhododendron bushes with clusters of red blossom.

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  • Concern was expressed about the timescale for rhododendron clearance.

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  • This will make sure that the rhododendron flowers well the next year.

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  • We have maintained an interest in the taxonomy of selected sub section of the genus Rhododendron.

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  • Canadian Rhodora (Rhodora) - R. canadensis is an interesting bush, 2 to 4 feet high, allied to the Rhododendron, a native of the swamps of Canada, hardy, and needing a moist light soil, though it prefers peat.

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  • The best examples that have been seen were grown in a Rhododendron bed, and planted in a deep, moist, peaty soil, where they have been for years undisturbed.

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  • Small groups are beautiful in the open spaces that should exist in every shrubbery or Rhododendron bed.

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  • Like the Rhododendron and Azalea, Kalmias must be grown in a moist, peaty soil, or one light or sandy.

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  • Their lovely clusters of pink wax-like flowers open about the end of June, when the bloom of the Rhododendron and Azalea is on the wane, and last for a fortnight or longer.

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  • On the other hand, not a few are quite unlike any other known kinds, such as the charming R. racemosum, in which we have a distinct new type of Rhododendron.

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  • Rhododendron Aucklandi - This tender species attains the dimensions of a small tree, its stems being of a grey color with the bark peeling off.

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  • Rhododendron Barbatum - described as being in a wild state 40 to 60 feet high; I have seen it about 12 feet high in Cornwall.

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  • Rhododendron Campanulatum - Among the hardiest of the Himalayan species, flowering in April and forming a widely spreading bush.

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  • Rhododendron Campylocarpum - closely allied to the preceding, and it is of similar habit, but the flowers are pale yellow, borne in a loose truss and scented like honey.

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  • Rhododendron Ciliatum - A bushy plant which thrives well in sheltered positions near London.

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  • Rhododendron Falconeri - A noble kind thriving in Cornish gardens, with oblong leaves about 10 inches long, coated beneath with reddish down, dark green, slightly downy and curiously wrinkled above.

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  • Rhododendron Formosum - There are two very distinct varieties of this in cultivation-the one has narrow leaves, in shape and size almost like those of an Indian Azalea; the other has them many times larger, obovate, and 5 inches long.

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  • The true plant has been grown outside for many years in the Rhododendron dell at Kew, and it has never been injured by frost, nor does it ever fail to set abundance of bloom.

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  • Rhododendron Hookeri - A native of Bhotan, and on the Oola Mountain this is said to form entire thickets accompanied by Pinus excelsa.

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  • Rhododendron Keysi - A curious species, with flowers more like those of a Correa, brickred, about 1 inch long, the lobes of the tubular corolla being almost straight.

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  • Rhododendron Lanatum - The young branches, both surfaces of the leaves, and the petioles are covered with a dull white or tawny tomentum; the sulphur-yellow flowers are 2 inches across.

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  • Rhododendron Thomsoni - The flowers of this species, of a fine red, are borne in loose trusses, hardy in the London district and flowering in the early part of April; the leaves 3 to 4 inches long, very dark green above.

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  • Rhododendron Wighti - A small tree, found at elevations of 11,000 to 14,000 feet, bearing yellow flowers 2 1/2 inches across in large rounded trusses.

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  • During the milder interglacial period some southern types, such as Rhododendron ponticum, still held their own, but ultimately succumbed.

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  • In the eastern forests the prevalence of Magnoliaceae and of Clethra and Rhododendron continues the alliance with eastern Asia.

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  • The forest extends, with great luxuriance, to an elevation of 12,000 ft., above which the sub-alpine region may be said to begin, in which rhododendron scrub often covers the ground up to 13,000 or 14,000 ft.

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  • The alpine rose (Rhododendron dauricum) clusters in masses on the higher mountains; juniper, spiraea, sorbus, the pseudo-acacia (Caragana sibirica and C. arborescens, C. jubata in some of the higher tracts), various Rosaceae - Potentilla fruticosa and Cotoneaster uniflora - the wild cherry (Prunus Padus), and many other shrubs occupy the spaces between the trees.

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  • But the chief ornament of Lebanon is the Rhododendron ponticum, with its brilliant purple flower clusters; a peculiar evergreen, Vinca libanotica, also adds beauty to this zone.

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  • Laurel, rhododendron, and whortleberry are common shrubs in the mountain districts, and sumac, hazel, sassafras and elder are quite widely distributed elsewhere.

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  • Many flowering and fruit-bearing shrubs of the heath family add to the beauty of the mountainous districts, rhododendron and kalmia often forming impenetrable thickets.

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  • Three species of rhododendron vie with each other in the brilliancy of their masses of red or pink flowers; the common juniper rises higher still, along with three species of bilberry; and several dwarf willows attain nearly to the utmost limit of vegetation.

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  • The peach, horse-chestnut, lilac, morello cherry, black currant, rhododendron and many other trees and shrubs develop flower-buds for the next season speedily after blossoming, and these may be stimulated into premature growth.

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  • For commercial purposes, crowns of lily of the valley, tulip and other bulbs, and such deciduous woody plants as lilac and deciduous species of rhododendron, while in a state of rest, are packed in wet moss and introduced into coldstorage chambers, where they may be kept in a state of quiescence, if desired, throughout the following summer.

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  • These causes of change in phyllotaxis are also well exemplified in the alteration of an opposite or verticillate arrangement to an alternate, and vice versa; thus the effect of interruption of growth, in causing alternate leaves to become opposite and verticillate, can be distinctly shown in Rhododendron ponticum.

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  • Growing under the shade of these are several varieties of rose, honeysuckle, currant, gooseberry, hawthorn, rhododendron and a luxuriant herbage, among which the ranunculus family is important for frequency and number of genera.

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  • The outer ranges of mountains are mainly covered with forests of Pinus longifolia, rhododendron, oak and Pieris.

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  • A great variety of shrubs grow on these slopes of the western Caucasus, chiefly the following species, several of which are indigenous - Rhododendron ponticum, Azalea pontica, Aristotelia maqui, Agave between 1864 and 1878, and the country where they had lived remained for the most part unoccupied until after the beginning of the 10th century.

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  • Similar interGlacial deposits in Tirol contain leaves of Rhododendron ponticum.

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