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Benifude (Ehime)

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Id:ICR-1364

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1989

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia rusticana 'Benifude (Ehime)'

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Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.204, colour photo and description: Small size, deep crimson, tubular single with 5 overlapping petals and central stamen cylinder with yellow anthers. Blooms mid-season. Leaves small, broad-elliptic, apices long-acuminate, margins serrulate. Selected from wild japonicas in Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. Named and released by Tokihiro Kōno around 1979. This cultivar seems distinct from the former cultivar.
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