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Id:ICR-2755

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1912

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Chōshō'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:嘲笑 ちょうしょう

Meaning

Synonym

Chôshô The International Camellia Register, 1993, Thomas Savige

Description

» English Description

Taniguchi, 1912, Chinka Kyokan; Hiratsuka, 1964, Higo Tsubaki, p.14 & p.41, pl.70: White splashed pink. See also colour photo Adachi, 1960, Camellia. Its Appreciation and Artistic arrangement, p.58 and Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.98 & p.231: Linear red spots on white background. On outside of petals there is an irregular red line. The flower opens evenly. Stamens spreading, filaments white, pistil pale green, Size, medium small. Mid ­season flowering. Leaves, medium size, long-elliptic. Higo Camellia, 2000, Franco Ghirardi : 6-7 petals with a diameter of 7-8 cm, 100-120 stamens with white filaments, pistil pale green with a trifid stigma, the flower open up completely flat. Originated in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.

» Japanese Description

誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.326. 【花】白地に紅の縦〜小絞り、一重、平開咲き、花糸白色、輪 芯、中輪、3〜4月。【葉】長楕円、中形。【樹】横張り性。 【来歴】1912年(明45)の肥後銘鑑に記載がある古くから の品種。文/大薮。

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