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Alba Lutescens

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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1830

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Alba Lutescens'

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Alba Lutescens Nova  (C.japonica), Vershaffelt Catalogue, 1847-1848, p.53. No description. Synonym for Alba Lutescens.

Albolutescens  Anon. 1830. Der Blumen Gaertner, p.50. Orthographic error for Alba Lutescens.

Roseo Florescens  Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Orthographic error for ‘Roseoflavescens’, synonym for Alba Lutescens.

Roseoflavescens  Berlèse, 1837, Monographie, ed.1, p.105. Synonym for Alba Lutescens.


» English Description

Anon. 1830, Ueber die Cultur der Kamellien in Der Blumen Gaertner, Jg.1.H.4, p.50 as ‘Albolutescens’. No description. Burdin Chambery Catalogue, 1834, p.18. No description. Berlèse, 1837, Monographie, ed.1, p.1056 as ‘Alba Lutescens’or ‘Roseoflorescens’: Leaves oblong, reflexed and rolled downwards towards the apex, regularly serrate, almost flat, of the form and colour of Welbankiana, but obtuse-ovate, full, no sexual organs, petals broad, arranged in several rows. Synonyms: ‘Alba Lutescens Nova’, ‘Roseoflorescens’. Originated in England.


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Blooming Season United Kingdom