Saturday, 6 April 2013

468 – Yushan Rhododendron - Taiwan

Card no 468 - Xiao-Yuan 
Yushan Rhododendron - Taiwan 
Country Card Sent From: Taiwan 
Place that Card Sender Lives: Taipei 
Date Received: 4th April 2013 
Distance Travelled: 6,101 miles 
Time Taken: 13 days 
Postcrossing TW-850760 

Such a beautiful landscape featuring the elegant Yushan rhododendron (Rhododendeon pseudo-chrysanthum). Yushan rhododendron is one of the three main Rohodendron species on the island – the others being the Formosan and Nasnhu Rhododendrons. It grows at a higher altitude than other Rhododendrons and flowers from mid-May.

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