English Name : Anthopogon

  • Local Name (Nepali Name) : Sunpate
  • BotanicalName : Rhododendron anthopogon D. Don
  • Family Name : Ericase
  • Season : May – July
  • Parts Used : Leafs of the plant



It is found in the Himalayan region of Nepal. It is an evergreen, strongly aromatic shrub-let too 60 cm to 1 m tall. Leaves simple, alternate, short-stalked, oval to ovate, 2.5-4 cm long, dense

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