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Asukagawa Believed Extinct

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-829

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1699

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Asukagawa'

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Asukakawa Different reading for Asukagawa.

Description

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Chinka Zufu, (before 1700), Watanabe, 1969, pl.153; Itō, Tokuemon, 1788, Tsubaki, Hanagata Tsuki Oboechō; Shirai-Bunka, 1789, Shoshiki Hanagatachō: Double flower, medium size, 3 rows petals, divided, central stamen cluster. Deep red back­ground with white star-like variegation. Different reading: ‘Asukakawa’. Originated in Japan. Not sure that it is the same variety as from the Kokon Yōrankō. (Believed extinct.)
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