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Calliope Believed Extinct

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-2106

CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered1865

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Calliope'

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Meaning

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Caliope Wyatt Nursery Catalogue, 1886, p.36. Orthographic error for Calliope.

Description

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Ludham’s Nursery Catalogue, 1865: White with crimson stripes and splashes. In Macarthur’s notebook he says it is “quite double in the manner of Imbricata Alba but fuller. Originated in New Zealand. (Believed extinct.)
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