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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Benibana-kakuba-rōgetsu'
Japanese Name：紅花角葉臘月 べにばなかくばろうげつ
» English Description
Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1980, Senchinshū, p.135, colour photo, p.246, description: Light red, single, 6-7 petals with central column of stamens, shallow cup-shaped, 8-10 cm across, reflexing with age. Leaves, broadelliptic, round base, medium to large, thick, coarsely serrate. Translation: Benibana means “red flower”; kakuba is “angular leaved” and rōgetsu means december, referring to its early flowering. However it has no relationship with Rōgetsu. Originated in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.