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Chūbu-tōnishiki

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Id:ICR-2834

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1972

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Chūbu-tōnishiki'

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Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.1, 1972, p.154, pl.361, description p.345: A medium size, loose, informal double of soft pink, fad­ing to white at the petal margins, with the petals veined deeper pink towards their base. Two rows of large, rounded guard petals, 120 in number, enclose groups of erect, ruffled petals, forming the stamens into 5 fascicles with milk white filaments. Mid-season flowering. Leaves, medium sized, broad-elliptic, light green. Originated in Chūbu District, Japan. Note: The Kantō cultivar reading Kara-nishiki, (same characters) is a different variety. Resembles Hikarugenji. Synonyms ‘Kurume-genji’ from Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.96 & p.230, and ‘To-nishiki’ in Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.383, & p.203 & Satō, 1975, Chūbu no Tsubaki, p.87.
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