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Akashigata

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Id:ICR-22792

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1859

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Akashigata'

Chinese Name:明石潟

Japanese Name:明石潟 あかしがた

Meaning

Synonym

Akashi Wilmot, 1946, "Camellia Growing", University of Florida Bulletin, 130:1-19 as ‘Akasi’. An abbreviation for Akashigata.

Akashi Bay Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias, p.68. Synonym for Akashigata.

Akasi Wilmot, 1946, American Camellia Yearbook, p.27. Corruption of Japanese name ‘Akashi’; abbreviation for Akashigata.

Akasi Gata Wilmot, 1946 American Camellia Yearbook, p.27. Corruption of Japanese name Akashigata.

Akasigata Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.3. Corruption of the Japanese name Akashigata.

Empress (Pink) Mark S. Cannon Scion Catalogue, 1964-1965, p.5. Synonym for Akasigata as ‘Lady Clare’.

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Description

» English Description

Kasuya, Kamegorō, 1859, Tsubaki Irohanayose Irotsuki; Itō, Ko’emon, 1879, Chinka Shū: Deep pink, large semi-double, 12-14 cm across, with 13 wide petals. Stamens small cylindrical cluster, filaments yellow, reddish at root. Leaves, large, elliptical; apex, caudate; base, obtuse,; surface smooth, reflexed and slightly keeled. Vigorous, bushy growth. Early to mid-season blooming. Synonyms: ‘Lady Clare’, ‘Pink Czar’, ‘Empress’, ‘Nellie Bly’, and erroneously, ‘Akasi-gata’. Pseudonym:- ‘Grandiflora Rosea’. For other forms of this cultivar see Ōniji, Destiny, Linda Laughlin, and Mrs Leroy Epps. It was imported into Europe by van Houtte who sold it to the Caledonia Nursery where it was named ‘Lady Clare’. It received the National Hall of Fame Award, 1978 as ‘Lady Clare’. The RHS Award of Merit in 1927. For colour photos and descriptions see: Camellias - A Wisley Handbook, 1985, plates p.53, 57. Fairweather, 1979, Rhododendrons and Azaleas in your Garden, p.120. Hume, 1946, Camellias in America, p.177. Tuyama, 1966 Camellia Cultivars of Japan, pl.4, p.12; Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pl.173, p.316. Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.5 & 196. Originated in Kanto District, Japan.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.9.

Akashigata    明石潟(Akashi Bay) C. japonica    Akashigata 明石潟(Akashi Bay) (C. japonica)红山茶 。 1859,曰本关东 。半重瓣、平开形、深粉红色、大巨大(1214cm)、花瓣约13枚、小筒蕊、黄色花丝、基部浅红色、花期122月、树性横张、长势强、三倍体。

同种异名:EmpressLady Clare (克丽耳小姐)。1887年,Van Houtte将此品种引入欧洲,卖给英国的Caledonia种苗园,取名为Lady Clare (克莱尔夫人)。

明石潟一杨绍溥,1978,台湾茶花,p.68, No.78

Akashigata (明石湾)一高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p.13, No.4.


» Japanese Description

淡交社 1989年 《日本の椿花》. p.310、日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.114. 江戸產. [花]桃紅色、八重、平開咲き、筒しベ、極大輪、2~4月。[菜]楕円~広楕円、大形、肉厚。[樹]横張り性、強い。[来歴]1859年の「椿伊呂波名寄色附」に載る、三倍体品種。写/桐野、文/編集委員会

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