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Akananban Believed Extinct

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-22781

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1699

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Akananban'

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Chinka Zufu, (before 1700), Watanabe, 1969, pl.214: Semidouble red with outer petals large and flat, inner petals cupped; central stamen column. Originated in Japan. (Believed extinct.) "Nanban" was the ancient name for South East Asia which implies "exotic".
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