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Beni-chōchidori

Last Updated:2021/4/26 6:51:09 By:Sueo Takano
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Id:ICR-1358

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1987

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Beni-chōchidori'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name

Meaning

Synonym

Hongqianmiao (Many Red Birds),Gao & Zhuang, 1989, The Camellia in China, p.54, No.355, colour photo No.213. Chinese synonym for the Japanese camellia Beni-chidori.

Description

» English Description

Yokoyama & Kirino, 1987, Nihon no Chinka, p.168, colour photo and description: Medium size, red, single with 5 ovate petals, like a Chinese bellflower, and a central stamen cluster with white filaments, joined for the lower half, and yel­low anthers. Leaves mid-green, elliptic to wide-elliptic, apices acute, margins serrulate, plant bushy and side-spreading. Originated in the Toyama Prefecture, Japan. Named and released by Mitsuroku Makino in 1987.
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