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Asahi-zuru (Higo)

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Id:ICR-790

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1912

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Asahi-zuru (Higo)'

Chinese Name:旭鹤

Japanese Name:旭鶴 あさひづる

Meaning:Crane at Sunrise

Description

» English Description

Asahi-zuru. (Crane at Sunrise), (Higo), Taniguchi, 1912, Kaikaen Chinka Kyōkan; Hiratsuka, 1964, Higo Camellia, p.14, 37; Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pl.108, & p.307; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.10, colour photo, p.198 as ‘Asahi-zuru’: A swirl of white breaks the crimsom surface of this Higo Camellia, 10 cm across, 7-9 petals, about 130 stamens in an open burst, filaments white, anthers yellow. Leaves, medium size. A virus variegated form of Shintsukasa-nishiki. Originated in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. See colour photo, p.247, Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka. The different reading, ‘Asahitsuru’.

» Japanese Description

日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.245. 熊本產. []紅色地に不整形の白斑、一重、平開咲き、梅芯、大輪、34月。[]楕円~卵状楕円、中形。[]横張り性、強い。[来歴]新司錦の枝変り、1912年の「椿花競鑑」に記載のある品種。/桐野、文/大藪

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