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Ōmiyahime

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Id:ICR-14252

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1989

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Ōmiyahime'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:大宮姬 おおみやひめ

Meaning:Name of Princess

Description

» English Description

Yokoyama & Kirino. 1989. Nihon no Chinka, p.365. colour photo and description: Large size. white with the occasional red streak, incomplete. informal double to semi-double. with 4-5 rows of roughly imbricated emarginate petals, and a centre of yellow anthers with some small, erect centre petals. Leaves dark green, broad-elliptic, apices acute, recurved. Mid to late blooming. Originated in the Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan, and old trees survive with private families in Kagoshima and Tarumizu Cities.. ‘Ōmiyahime’ is a legendary princess born from a deer at the foot of Mount Kaimon in the Kagoshima Prefecture.

» Japanese Description

淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..365    誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.47. 日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.189. 鹿児島產. [花]白地に紅色の縦絞り、宝珠~牡丹咲き、大輪、2~4月。[葉]楕円~倒卵状楕円、中形。[樹]立性。[来歴]市乾鹿文は本種の枝変り、垂水市と鹿児島市の民家に古木がある、1980年に鹿児島椿協会の命名.発表。写.文/田邊

Flower

Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season Japan

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