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Year Published/Registered1930

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Dataohong'

Chinese Name:大桃红

Japanese Name

Meaning:Great Peach Bloom


Crimson Robe SCCS., 1951, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature. The approved western syn­onym for the Chinese C.reticulata Dataohong.

Daye Taohong Fang, 1930, Diannan Chahua Xiaozhi.Different reading: ‘Ta-ye T’ao-hung’. Syn­onym: ‘Large Leaf Crimson’. Synonym for Dataohong.

Great Peach Bloom Peer, 1947, SCCS., Bulletin, 11(2):11. Synonym for Dataohong.

Large Crimson Yü, 1950, RHS., Camellia & Magnolia Conference Report, index, p.130. Synonym for Dataohong.

Large Peach Red Durrant, 1967, New Zealand Camelluz Bulletin, vol.V, No.4, p.21. Synonym for Dataohong.

Number 18 Malbis Nursery Catalogue, 1938-1939 as ‘#18’. Synonym for ‘Crimson Robe’. (Dataohong).

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» English Description

Fang, 1930, Tiannan Chahua Xiaozhi as ‘Daye Taohong’ . Yü in the RHS, Rhododendron and Camellia Report, 1950, called it ‘Tataohung’ or ‘Large Crimson’. Lammerts in p.42 of the 1952, American Camellia Yearbook gave it the presently used Western synonym of ‘Crimson Robe’. The best illustration and description is in Feng et al., 1986, Yunnan Camellias of China, p.72: Leaves broad-ovate, apices acute and recurved, bases cuneate or broad­cuneate, deeply serrate, 9-10 cm long, 4.5-5.8 cm wide. Flowers carmine red (RHS.CC.53B-C), 12-16 cm diameter. Petals waved and crinkled, 21 in about 4-5 whorls; outer whorls more or less flat, inner undulate, sometimes 2-3 petals conate at the base. Stamens numerous, 3-6 fasci­cles or united to form a tube. Fertile. Flowers early to mid-season. Originated in Yunnan, China. Different Reading: ‘Tataohung’, ‘Ta Tao Hung’, ‘Ta-t’ao-hung’. Synonyms: ‘Daye Tao­hong’, ‘Large Crimson’, ‘Great Peach Bloom’. Corruption of Chinese name ‘Tataochung’. Received the RHS “Preliminary Commendation” in 1967 as ‘Tataohung’. See colour plates Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias and front cover, New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, vol.IV, No.1, 1964.

» Chinese Description

管开云、李纪元、王仲朗主编,2014. 《中国茶花图鉴》, p.243.




朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.68.

Dataohong   大桃红(Large Peach Red)    (C. reticulata)  云南茶。1930,中国云南。半重瓣、蝶翅形、明亮鲜红色、大~巨大(12~15cm)、花瓣约21枚、4~5重轮列、割裂状蕊、花期1~3月、果实期9~10月。同种异名:Crimson Robe (大桃红)、大叶桃红(Daye Taohong)Great Peach BloomLarge Crimson 。 突变种:Crimson Robe Variegated

大桃红一蔡万进,1987,西洋茶花品种,p.2, No.22.