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Danzhi

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Id:ICR-3651

CountryChina

Year Published/Registered1981

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Danzhi'

Chinese Name:丹芝

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» English Description

Wang & Yu, 1981, Shancha Hua: Medium sized, semi-double, white with pink stripes to self pink, 3-4 rows of rounded, emarginated petals with an irregular stamen centre. Chen, Shao Yun, 1985, Camellias from Zhejiang, p.56: Young twigs purplish red; leaves glossy, deep green, long-elliptic, 5.9-6.8 cm long x 4 cm wide, slightly oblique, convex at apex, broad cuneate at base, sharp, uniform serrations, veins depressed but distinct. Flowers semi-double, lotus type, variegated, base colour light pink to white, white lineate on light pink, pink lineate on white, 8.5-9 cm across with 22-24 petals in 3-4 rows, slightly incurved at first, recurved later, slightly convex at apex. Stamens about 50 in 4 or 5 fascicles, joined as short cylinders, clustered at the centre. Pistils rarely fertile. Buds peach-shaped, green. Blooms mid-season to late. A sport of Baisan Xueshi. Originated in China.

» Chinese Description

陈绍云等,1985《浙江山茶花》56页。灌木,树形紧凑,枝条较整齐,幼枝紫红色。叶色深绿,富光泽,长椭圆形,长5.9~6.8cm,宽2.2~3.4cm,略偏斜,先端突起,基部阔楔形。叶缘锯齿锐而均匀,表面侧脉下凹,细脉明显。花荷花型,着花少,单生。花色变化多端,底色有粉红与白色,粉红瓣上披挂稀疏白色条纹,白色花瓣上披挂有粉红或桃红线条,或桃红瓣上洒有白色线条;花径8.5~9cm,花瓣排列3~4轮,23~24枚,略向内扣,盛开后略向瓣背翻;雄蕊聚集花心,4~5束,50枚左右,开放时露出金黄色的花药;雌蕊存在或瓣化,偶能结果。花蕾绿色,桃子形,吐色时粉红色底上洒红斑块。花期3~4月。

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