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Duxin Diechi

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Year Published/Registered1980

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Duxin Diechi'

Chinese Name:独心蝶翅

Japanese Name

Meaning:Single Heart Butterfly Wings


Single Heart Butterfly Wing Bao, 1980, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.35, No.2, p.18. Synonym for Duxin Diechi.

Single Heart Butterfly Dryden, 1982, SCCS., The Camellia Review, vol.44, No.1, p.18. Western syn­onym for Duxin Diechi.

Tu-hsin Tieh-ch'ih Yü & Bartholomew, 1980, American Camellia Yearbok, p.25,Different reading for Duxin Diechi.


» English Description

Yü & Bartholomew, 1980, American Camellia Yearbook, p.16: Spinel pink. Mid-season, Kunming. Feng et al.1986, Yunnan Camellias of China, p.63: Leaves long, ovate to oblong, thin, apices acuminate and recurved, bases cuneate, recli­nate in a V-shape, 6-9 cm long x 2.5-4 cm wide. Flowers spinel pink (RHS.CC.68C), diameter 13­-15 cm. Petals 17-19 in 2-3 whorls, folded, erect. Stamens numerous, united to form a tube. This is a new cultivar selected from seedlings of open pollinated seeds by researchers at the Kunming Botanical Garden. This cultivar has pink spinel flowers and folded, erect petals that look like butterflies. Different Reading: ‘Tu-hsin Tieh-ch’ih’. Western synonym: ‘Single Heart Butterfly’. Synomym: ‘Single Heart Butterfly Wings’.

» Chinese Description