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Chiyozuru (Higo)

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Id:ICR-2724

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1975

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Chiyozuru (Higo)'

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Yokoyama, 1975, Gendai Tsubaki Meikan, p.169, black and white photo; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.98 & p.231: Large, white Higo camellia, 10-11 cm across with 6-7 petals with crinkled edges and a large burst of about 180 golden sta­mens. Leaves, long elliptic, to obovate, sharply serrate, venation depressed. Different readings: ‘Chiyo-tzuru’, ‘Chiyo-juru’. Originally imported to Tokyo from Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. Resembles Daisetsuzan.
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