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Astronaut

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Id:ICR-827

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1964

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Astronaut'

Chinese Name:宇航员

Japanese Name

Meaning

Synonym

Yuhangyuan Gao, Jiyin, 2007, The Identification....Outstanding Camellias, p.412; Chinese synonym for the USA C.japonica Astronaut.

Description

» English Description

Select Nurseries Wholesale Price List, 1964, p.69. Mark S. Cannon Scion Catalogue,1964-1965, p.1. No description. SCCS., Camellia Nomenclature, p.20: Rose pink. Large, sin­gle to semi-double with channelled petals. Vigorous, upright growth. Flowers early to mid-season. Originated by Select Nursery Inc., Whittier, California, USA. For colour plate see frontispiece, SCCS, The Camellia Review, 1965, vol.26, No.3.

» Chinese Description

高继银、苏玉华、胡羡聪,2007. 《国内外茶花名种识别与欣赏》,第33页。美国加利福尼亚州Select Nursery苗圃培育。花玫瑰粉红色,单瓣型至半重瓣型,中型花,花瓣长圆形,外翻,瓣面有清晰的红色脉纹,内部花瓣呈浅勺状,有时锯齿状,花心雄蕊筒状,花丝白色,花药黄色,花朵稠密。叶片浓绿色,椭圆形,光亮,植株立性,生长旺盛。花期中。
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