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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Batten-tama-no-ura'
Japanese Name：バッテン玉の浦 ばってんたまのうら
» English Description
JCS., 1988, Japan Camellia, No.28, p.13, with colour photo: Very small size, single, red, with 5 irregular, lobate petals with wavy edges, a compact stamen column, pinched in at apex, white filaments, joined for the lower third. Leaves small, mid-green, variegated a light, yellowish green, long-elliptic, widely shallowly serrate. Originated in Fukue, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. Selected from wild japonicas, discovered and released by Yoshiharu Hirai in 1988. See Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.172, colour photo and description.