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Year Published/Registered1980

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Biyu'

Chinese Name:碧玉

Japanese Name

Meaning:Flushed White Jade


Flushed White Jade Feng et al., 1981, Yunnan Shancha Hua, p.32. Synonym for Biyu.

Flushed White Bao, 1980, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.35, No.2, p.18. Synonym for Biyu.

Green Jade Feng et al.1981, Yunnan Shanchahua, p.32. Synonym for Biyu.

Pi-yü Yü & Bartholomew, 1980, American Camellia Yearbook, p.10:Different reading for Biyu.


» English Description

Yü & Bartholomew, 1980, American Camellia Yearbook, p.10: Leaves, oblong to broad-elliptic, apices long acuminate and recurved, bases cuneate, margins coarsely and shallowly serrate, blades arched, 10-11 cm long by 5-6 cm wide. Petals flat, rather short, the corolla looks like a trumpet when fully open, petals, 5-7, arch outwards, arranged in 1-2 whorls, outer whorl light pink, inner milky white with slightly reddish tint, (RHS, CC, 55A to 56A) the sta­mens and pistil well developed, filaments united at the base. A form corresponding to C.reticulata f. simplex. Flowers mid-season. For colour plate see Feng et al., 1981, Yunnan Chahua, p.22. Synonyms: ‘Flushed Jade’, ‘Flushed White’, ‘Flushed White Jade’, ‘Green Jade’. Different reading: ‘Pi-yü’. Originated in Tengchong, China from selected seedlings of wild Reticulata.

» Chinese Description

管开云、李纪元、王仲朗主编,2014. 《中国茶花图鉴》, p.236.


性状描述:花乳白色带红晕,单瓣型,小到中型花,花径6~8cm,花瓣6~9枚,阔圆形,外轮花瓣淡桃红色,内轮花瓣乳白色带微红,顶端浅凹陷,雄蕊多,连合成筒状于花心,雌雄蕊发育正常,能结实,花量稠密。叶片浓绿色,长椭圆形至宽椭圆形,长10~11cm,宽5~6 cm,先端长渐尖并下勾,基部楔形,叶缘锯齿明显,叶脉下陷,叶身微下弯;植株开展,生长中等。花期:1月下旬至3月上旬。