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Akitsushima Believed Extinct

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-22851

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1695

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Akitsushima'

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Itō, Ihei, 1695, Kadan Chikinshō, vol.I: Small, incomplete double, outer rows of petals imbricated, a few petals hose-in-hose and central petaloids, erect like a pine cone. White with a pattern of short pink dashes. Originated in Japan. Note: "Akitsushima" which means "Dragonfly Island" was an old name for Japan.(Believed extinct.)
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