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Clymene

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Id:ICR-2982

CountryItaly

Year Published/Registered1841

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Clymene'

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Baumann, Mulhouse, Nursery Catalogue, 1841-1842, p.13. No description. Verschaffelt, 1848, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book VI, pl.I: This plant was obtained from seed in Italy...it is of vigorous aspect, covered with oval-elongated, pointed leaves, serrated only towards the apex, of deep, glossy green. The ample, flat blossoms are regularly imbricated, the numerous petals are rounded, slightly emarginate, of a bright pink, tinged with white and veined a deeper shade of pink.
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