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Colvillii Rubra

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Year Published/Registered1838

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Colvillii Rubra'

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Alexandria Perfecta  Magazine of Horticulture, 1839. Synonym for Colvillii Rubra.

Collwilii Rubra  Burdin Maggiore & Co. Catalogue, 1845-1846, p.41. Orthographic error for Colvillii Rubra.

Colvilii Rubra  Marnock, 1839, Floral Magazine, 3(32), p.258, as ‘Colvili Rubra’; orthographic error for Colvillii Rubra.

Colvilli Rubra  L.L.Liebig, 1838, Verzeichnis von Warmen und Kalten Hauspflanzen…, p.9. Orthographic error for Colvillii Rubra.

Colvills Rubra  Seidel, 1846, Pflanzen Catalog, p.6. Orthographic error for Colvillii Rubra.

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» English Description

Makoy Catalogue, 1838. No description. Berlèse, 1843, Iconographie, vol.3, pl.236 as ‘Colvilii Rubra’: The flower 10-11 cm across is full, more or less regular, of a pure, cherry-red carmine, with nuances like ‘Dalhemi’. The petals in 6 rows, are broad and round, close-set, numerous, channelled, regularly imbricated, veined deep red, some with touches of white; sometimes the centre in lieu of being regular is composed of petals, mis­shapen, unequal, small, acuminate, in bundles forming a convex heart almost peony form. Synonym: ‘Alexandria Perfecta’. Orthographic errors: ‘Colvili Rubra’, ‘Colwillii Rubra’, ‘Colvilii Rubra’, ‘Collwilii Rubra’, ‘Colvilli Rubra’, ‘Collvills Rubra’.


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