Fallen Skógalyngrós – Rhododendrom oreodoxa │ Iceland Flower Photography

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by: Rafn Sig,-

These elepidote rhododendrons are members of Section Pontica, Subsection Fortunea. ‘Oreodoxa’ means ‘glory of the mountains’ and was first described by Franchet in 1886. R. fargesii was named as a species in honor of its western discoverer Pére Farges, 1844 -1912, French Foreign Missions in NW. Sichuan. D.F. Chamberlain in his revision of the taxonomy of rhododendrons has declared. . . . . Get all the info about the plant at: https://www.patreon.com/RafnSig

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  4. Beautiful capture my friend

  5. Professionally taken photo

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