Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Cliveana'
Poiteau, Jan.l836, Revue Horticole, p.166-170. Orthographic error for Cliveana.
Cliveans de Knight
Jacob Makoy et Cie Catalogue, 1836, p.15. Synonym for Cliveana.
Berlèse, 1837, Monographie, ed.1, p.68, 75. Orthographic variant for Cliveana.
Lecoq Nursery Catalogue, 1846, p.138. Orthographic error for Cliveana.
Lady H. Clive's
Sweet, 1830, Hortus Britannicus, p.74. Synonym for Cliveana.
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» English Description
Sweet, 1830, Hortus Britannicus ed.2, p.74, with ‘Lady H. Clive’s’ as a synonym: “red”. Loddige’s Catalogue, 1830, p.21. No description. Berlèse, 1837, Monographie, ed.1, p.68, 75, 127 as “Cliviana”: Leaves 5.4 cm wide by 8 cm long, ovate-oblong, acuminate, serrulate, erect and dull green; buds very large, oval, obtuse, scales green; flower very large, 11 cm across, double, cupped, sometimes rose-red, often cherry-red, more or less brilliant according to the season. The petals of the first row, 6 in number, are 3.8 cm broad and 5 cm long, concave or channelled, forming a star and crennate at the apex; those at the centre tufted as in the Anemoniflora and forming an elevated and irregular heart, about 3.8 cm across, some of these last are striped with white. Originated in England. Synonyms: ‘Lady H. Clive’s’, ‘Lord Clives’, ‘Cliveana de Knight’. . Orthographic errors: ‘Cliviana’, ‘Cleveana’, ‘Cleviana’, ‘Cliveiana’.