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Ailao Mingzhu

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Year Published/Registered2021

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata ‘Ailao Mingzhu’

Chinese Name:哀牢明珠

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» English Description

Ailao Mingzhu (C. reticulata). China Regn. #2021-332. China Flowers & Horticulture, 2021, No.6, p.50. Originated and registered by Lan Chengxin from Kungang Village, Dajie Township, Jingdong County, Yunnan Province. A chance seedling of ‘Ailaohong’, collected seeds in 2009 and firstly bloomed in 2017. Flowers red, rose form to fully double form,  diameter10-11 cm, petals 45-52 in 5-8 whorls, gradually smaller from the outside to the inside, obovate, apex concave, with petaloids , occasionally a few stamen remain in the flower center, pistil flattened and degenerate. Leaves oval, 8.5-12 cm long and 5-7 cm wide, apex acuminate,  base is wide cuneate to round, margin serrate and blade flat. Flowering from January to February.

» Chinese Description

哀牢明珠Camellia  reticulata ‘Ailao Mingzhu’ 中国登录号:2021-332,《中国花卉园艺》2021年第650页。由云南省景东县大街乡昆岗村的兰成新培育并登录。从云南山茶品种哀牢红种子实生苗中选育,2009年播种,2017年初花。花红色,玫瑰型至完全重瓣型,花径1011厘米,花瓣数4552枚,58轮着生,由外向内渐小,花瓣倒卵形,先端凹缺,雄蕊瓣化为花瓣,偶有少数几枚残留于花心,雌蕊扁平状退化,不结实。叶宽椭圆形,长8.512厘米,宽57厘米,先端渐尖,基部宽楔形至圆形,叶缘锯齿细,叶身平。花期1月~2月。