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Dandahong

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Id:ICR-3641

CountryChina

Year Published/Registered1980

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Dandahong'

Chinese Name:淡大红

Japanese Name

Meaning:Pale Bright Red

Synonym

Pale Bright Pink Dryden, 1982, SCCS., The Camellia Review, vol.44, No.1, pp.16, 17. Synonym for Dandahong.

Pale Bright Red Yü & Bartholomew, 1980, American Camellia Yearbook, p.16. Synonym for Danda­hong.

Pale Spinel Pink Bao, 1980, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.35, No.2, p. 18. Synonym for Dandahong.

Shuangfeiyan Feng et al., 1986, Yunnan Camellias of China, p.70. (Bright Red Beauty). Synonym for Dandahong.

Tan-ta-hung Yü & Bartholomew, 1980, American Camellia Yearbook, p.25.Different reading for Dandahong.

Description

» English Description

Yü & Bartholomew, 1980, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.35, No.2, p.20; Feng et al., 1986, Yunnan Camellias of China, p.70 with colour illustration: Leaves oblong, thin, flat, apices long-acuminate, bases cuneate to broad-cuneate, 7-10 cm long, 2.7-4.7 cm wide. Flowers light pink (RHS.CC.53D-55A), the flower colour becoming gradually paler after opening, sometimes with white spots, diameter, 12-13 cm. Petals about 27 in 4-5 whorls, outer whorls flat and slightly declinate, inner whorls folded and erect. Stamens numer­ous, divided into 5-7 groups by curved petals. Pistils well developed or partly rudimentary, fertile. This is a thin leafed, loosely branched cultivar with open, pliable branches that are nod­ding when in bloom. It originated in Xiaguan, Dali, Yunnan, China. Flowers mid-season. West­ern Synonym: ‘Pale Bright Red’. Other synonym: ‘Pale Spinel Pink’. Different reading: ‘Tan-ta-hung’.

» Chinese Description

原产地:中国云南省大理。

性状描述:花浅桃红色,花开放后色彩渐变淡,松散牡丹型,大型花,花径12~13cm,花瓣约27枚,宽卵圆形,4~5轮排列,外轮花瓣波状,内轮曲折直立,雄蕊多,分数束夹生于曲折的花瓣中,雌蕊发育良好或少数退化,能结实,花量中等。叶长椭圆形,长7~10cm,宽2.7~4.7cm,先端长尖,基部楔形至宽楔形,叶面平;植株开张,生长中等。花期:2月上旬至3月中旬。

识别点:本品种花色浅桃红,松散牡丹型,花色渐开渐淡,叶薄,枝条稀疏而软,开花时易下垂。

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