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Azuma-nishiki Believed Extinct

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Id:ICR-978

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1827

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia sasanqua 'Azuma-nishiki'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:東錦 あずまにしき

Meaning

Synonym

Aduma-nishiki McIlhenny Catalogue, 1937. Orthographic error for Azuma-nishiki.

Adzuma-nishiki Tokio Nursery Catalogue, 1897.Different reading for Azuma-nishiki.

Aifukurin Synonym for Azuma-nishiki.

Azumanishika Veitch Nursery Catalogue, 1914. Corruption of the Japanese name Azuma-­nishiki.

Azume-Nishiki Hillier’s Nursery Catalogue, 1952. Corruption of the Japanese name Azuma-­nishiki.

Dongfangjin Gao & Zhuang, 1989, The Camellia in China, p.73, No.530. Chinese synonym for the Japanese sasanqua Azuma-nishiki.

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Description

» English Description

Hantei, Kinta, 1827, Sōmoku Kihin Kagami; Yashiro, 1841, Kokon Yōrankō, vol.344: Variegation on the leaf edge. Synonym: ‘Aifukurin’. Origi­nated in Japan. (Believed extinct.)
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