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Chirimen Believed Extinct

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-2688

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1630

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Chirimen'

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Chiri-nishiki Kyōto Engei Kurabu, Tsubaki, Tokushū, 1960, p.52. Orthographic error for Chirimen.

Chiriwata Sakuden, 1630, Hyakuchinshū. Medium size, semi-double red with tubular stamen cluster.Different reading for Chirimen.

Description

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Sakuden, 1630, Hyakuchinshū: Deep red, double of 8-9 rows of petals, a cluster of stamens, mixed with degenerated white stamens like the dust from cotton. See Kyōto Engei Kurabu, 1961, Tsubaki Tokushū, No.2, p.103. Originated in Japan. (Believed extinct.)
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