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Dianchi Mingzhu

Last Updated:2019/4/25 22:25:11 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-23212

CountryChina

Year Published/Registered2008

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Dianchi Mingzhu'

Chinese Name:滇池明珠

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» English Description

This cultivar was selected from the seedlings of Camellia reticulata ‘Zaotaohong’ pollinated by natural. It was published in China Flowers & Horticulture, Feb. 2008, No.4, p. 47, originated by Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, was given the name by Xia Lifang. Flowers loosen peony form, pink, 15-17 in diameter. Petals 26-28, the outer flat while the inner incurve. Most stamen developed well distributed in the petals. Leaves long elliptic, bases cuneate, apices long acuminate and downward outcurve, 10.6-14.2 cm long and 4.5-6.0 cm wide. The flowering season is from January to March. The cultivar has paler color of flower than its mother 'Zaotaohong' and the leaves are very different from mother tree as well.  The first word of cultivar’s name comes from the name of largest lake “Dianchi” near Kunming city. The second word means “Bright Pearl”.

» Chinese Description

原产地中国云南中科院昆明植物研究所植物园。2008年《中国花卉园艺》第4期47页发表的新品种。

性状描述花粉红色,松散牡丹型,巨型花,花径15~17cm,花瓣26~28枚,宽卵圆形,4~5轮排列,外轮花瓣平,内轮曲折,雄蕊多数分束夹生于曲折的花瓣中,少数基部连合成筒状于花心,雌蕊多数退化,少数发育良好,偶能结实,花量稠密。叶片绿色,长椭圆形,长10.6~14.2cm,宽4.5~6cm,先端长渐尖,下弯,基部楔形;植株开张,生长中等。花期:1月中旬至3月上旬。

识别点本品种从‘早桃红’自然杂交种子实生苗中选育,花色粉红,比‘早桃红’花色浅,叶形与‘早桃红’叶差别较大,易于区分。

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