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Aka-e

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Id:ICR-22757

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1968

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Aka-e'

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Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.139, p.72, description, p.129: Leaves broadly elliptic, rounded at base, very dark green and shiny on the upper face, 5.2-7.3 long by 2.3-2.6 wide, petioles 5-9 mm long, dark purplish red up to the basal part of the midrib, slightly hairy. Flowers, single, rose, (Rose opal 022), hairy petals 2-3, normal petals, 3, largest, 6.3 cm long by 4.7 cm. Androecium, 3.8-4 cm long, normal. Gynoecium, 3-3.2 cm long with 3 stylar arms, pale pink. Late flowering. Originated at Nagao Chōsei-en, Koai, Niizu-shi, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.
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