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Britannia

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Id:ICR-1934

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1842

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Britannia'

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Meaning

Synonym

Britania van Houtte, 1851, Catalogue, 44:4. Orthographic error for Britannia.

Britannica Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.29. Synonym for Britannia.

Britiana Alexis Dallierer, 1852 Price List, p.13. Orthographic error for Britannia.

Description

» English Description

Robert Dick, 1842, Magazine of Horticulture, 8:223: Originated by R. Dick, Mas­sachusetts, USA. A cherry red with 28 large petals, and 128 smaller ones; about 10 of the large petals interspersed with the smaller ones to form an irregular peony centre. A seedling of Coc­cinea, which it resembles. Orthographic errors: ‘Britania’, ‘Britiana’, ‘Britannica’.
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