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Azuma-nishiki Believed Extinct

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Id:ICR-978

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1827

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia sasanqua 'Azuma-nishiki'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:東錦 あずまにしき

Meaning

Synonym

Aduma-nishiki McIlhenny Catalogue, 1937. Orthographic error for Azuma-nishiki.

Adzuma-nishiki Tokio Nursery Catalogue, 1897.Different reading for Azuma-nishiki.

Aifukurin Synonym for Azuma-nishiki.

Azumanishika Veitch Nursery Catalogue, 1914. Corruption of the Japanese name Azuma-­nishiki.

Azume-Nishiki Hillier’s Nursery Catalogue, 1952. Corruption of the Japanese name Azuma-­nishiki.

Dongfangjin Gao & Zhuang, 1989, The Camellia in China, p.73, No.530. Chinese synonym for the Japanese sasanqua Azuma-nishiki.

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Description

» English Description

Hantei, Kinta, 1827, Sōmoku Kihin Kagami; Yashiro, 1841, Kokon Yōrankō, vol.344: Variegation on the leaf edge. Synonym: ‘Aifukurin’. Origi­nated in Japan. (Believed extinct.)

» Japanese Description

日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.247. 熊本產. [花]淡紅色地または白地に紅色の縦絞り、一重、平開咲き、花糸白、輪芯、中輪、3~4月。[葉]楕円、大形、外曲。[樹]横張り性。[来歴]1959年に肥後つばき協会より新品種として認定された。写.文/大藪
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