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Akashiren

Last Updated:2021/9/4 8:08:33 By:Sueo Takano
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Id:ICR-22795

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1789

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Akashiren'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:明石蓮 あかしれん

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Description

» English Description

Shirai-Bunko, 1789, Shoshiki Hanagata Chō: Flower, 10-12 cm across, deep rose pink, double, magnolia flower form. Originated in Japan. Nippon Tsubaki - Sasanqua Meikan, 1998, p.12 with colour photo; English translation p.6. An old tree of 200 estimated years growing at Busshiji Temple in Komatsu Town was designated as a Town’s protected plant. There is an opinion that this is the same variety as ‘Ganjitsu-tsubaki’ (Ganjitsu).

» Japanese Description

文化出版局. 1975. 《現代椿名鑑》. P.97.   淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》.p111.   誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.12 日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.111. 愛媛產. [花]鮮紅色、八重、抱え咲き、筒しベれ、中輪、10~3月。[葉]楕円、中形、肉厚、平坦。[樹]立性。[来歴]西条市小松町仏心寺に町指定天然記念物で推定樹齢200年の古木がある、元日椿と同一との見解もある。写/桐野、文/田島

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