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Aka-asukagawa Believed Extinct

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-22752

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1695

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Aka-asukagawa'

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Itō, Ihei, 1695, Kadan Chikinchō, vol.1: A medium size camellia, dark red with white spots or dark pink semi-double with central divide stamens. Thought to be synonym for Asukagawa in 1789, Shoshiki Hanagatachō and 1859, Tsubaki Iro­hanayose Irotsuki. (Believed extinct.) Originated in Japan.
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