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Ailao Zijuan

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Year Published/Registered2021

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata ‘Ailao Zijuan’

Chinese Name:哀牢紫鹃

Japanese Name



» English Description

Ailao Zijuan (C. reticulata). China Regn. #2021-333. China Flowers & Horticulture, 2021, No.6, p.50. It was originated and registered by Lan Chengxin from Kungang Village, Dajie Township, Jingdong County, Yunnan Province. A seedling of ‘Ailaohong’, seeds collected in 2009 and bloomed in early 2017. The flower is deep red, rose-form, diameter 10-12 cm, petals 38-44 in 4 to 5 whorls, apex concave and wavy, with deep black red veins, gradually smaller from the outside to the inside. Inner petals irregular white edges at the apex, most of the stamens turn into petals, occasionally a few gather in the center of the flower, and pistils flattened. Leaves oval, 9.5-13 cm long, 5-6.5 cm wide, apex  acuminate, broad cuneate base, flat body, obvious veins on the leaf surface, and fine serrated edges. Flowering from January to February.

» Chinese Description

哀牢紫鹃Camellia  reticulata ‘Ailao Zijuan’ 中国登录号:2021-333,《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。花黑红色,玫瑰型,花径1012厘米,花瓣数3844枚,45轮着生,花瓣圆形,先端凹缺,波状,具深黑红色网脉,由外向内渐小,内轮花瓣先端边缘具不规则白色,雄蕊大部分瓣化为花瓣,偶有少数聚于花心,雌蕊扁平状退化,不结实。叶宽椭圆形,长9.513厘米,宽56.5厘米,先端渐尖至尾尖,基部宽楔形,叶身平,叶面叶脉明显,叶缘锯齿细。花期1月~2月。


Flower Size10-12 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month China