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Contessa Calini

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Year Published/Registered1852

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Contessa Calini'

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Calini Burdin Maggiore & Co., 1849-1850, Catalogue General. Verschaffelt Catalogue, 1867-1868, p.38. Abbreviation for Contessa Calini.

Callini van Houtte Catalogue, 1851. Abbreviation for Contessa Calini.

Comptesse Calina Anderson & Co. Nursery Catalogue, 1887, p.70. Orthographic error for Contessa Calini.

Comptesse Callina Shepherd & Co, Nursery Catalogue, 1880. Orthographic error for Contessa Calini.

Comptesse Calline Old Chatsworth Nursery Catalogue, 1898-1899. Orthographic error for Contessa Calini.

Comptesse Callini Vessey’s Mt. Tomah Nursery Catalogue, 1929. Orthographic error for Contessa Calini.

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» English Description

Fratelli Rovelli, 1852, Catalogue, p.13 as ‘Callini’: Very large, imbricated, pure white transparent petals. Originated by Rossini, Italy. Verschaffelt, 1857, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book VII, pl.II: This Camellia sent to us recently by Count Lechi of Brescia, Italy. Its blossoms of the largest size, perfectly full-­bodied, are composed of numerous, outspread petals, convex, rounded, emarginated at the apex, all imbricated with perfect regularity and of the purest white. It belongs to the class of perfections. Orthographic variants: ‘Comtesse Calini’, ‘Countess Calini’. Orthographic errors: ‘Comptesse Callini’, ‘Comptesse de Callina’, ‘Comptesse Calina’, ‘Comptesse Callina’, ‘Cowtesse Caleoni’, ‘Comtesse Calina’, ‘Comtesse Callina’, ‘Comtesse Callini’, ‘Contesse Calini’, ‘Comtesse de Callini’, ‘Continsia Callina’, ‘Countess Callina’, ‘Countess Calina’, ‘Countess Cullina’, ‘Calini’, ‘Comptesse Calline’, ‘Contessa Calvini’, ‘Contessa Callini’, ‘Contessa Collini’.