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Benzaiten

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Id:ICR-1455

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1980

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Benzaiten'

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Synonym

Bendai-no-ten Inazawa Nursery Catalogue, 1980-1981. Probable error for Benzaiten.

Description

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Inazawa Nurseries Co., Catalogue, 1980-1981, No.C.48, p.12: A small single, pale crimson. Prolific and early flowering. Leaves elliptic, flat, coarse serrations. Benzaiten is another name for “Benten” as god of wealth. Selected from wild japonicas in Yu-no-tsu, San’in District, Japan. Collected and named by Minoru Satō in 1977.
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