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Betty Lewis

Last Updated:2019/5/9 15:33:26 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1944

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Betty Lewis'

Chinese Name:莱维斯

Japanese Name



» English Description

Wilmot 1944, Camellia Variety Classification Report, p.5; Fendig, 1950, Ameri­can Camellia Catalogue: A medium size, white, variegated with carmine, semi-double to incom­plete double; usually white broadly striped with 2 shades of carmine. Occasionally sports a sold pink flower. Stamens, central, numerous. Leaves, small, narrow-ovate, mid-green, 7.5 cm x 3.2 cm, finely, sharply serrate on a plant of average, upright growth. Originated by Mrs George Lewis, Tallahassee, Florida, USA as a seedling of unknown parents. Sport: Betty Lewis Red.

» Chinese Description

莱维斯 Betty Lewis 高继银、苏玉华、胡羡聪,2007. 《国内外茶花名种识别与欣赏》,第41页。美国人培育,系‘红莱维斯’(Betty Lewis Red)品种之原品种。花红色,有白色大斑块,半重瓣型至玫瑰重瓣型,中型花,花瓣宽圆,排列整齐,先端四陷,中部花瓣边缘内卷,花心偶尔可见金黄色雄蕊,花朵稠密。叶片浓绿色,窄椭圆形,较小,叶齿细,光亮,植株立性,生长中等。花期中。

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.28.

Betty Lewis   贝蒂露易丝  (C. japonica)  红山茶。 1944,美国,佛罗里达州TallahasseeMrs George Lewis。来历不明实生种。完全形、白色底、洋红色云斑、极少量洋红条、中轮(89 x 2.54cm)、花期122月、偶有纯粉红色花、树性直立、长势中等。别名:Betty Lewis Red Var.[露易丝贝蒂(变)、花莱维斯]。突变种 Betty Lewis Red