Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Corallina'
Wilmot, 1943, Camellia Variety Classification Report, p.10. Abbreviation for Corralina.
Prince, 1828, Camellia Japonica, or Japan Rose. A Short Treatise on Horticulture, p.168. Synonym for Corallina.
Paxton, 1831-1832, Horticultural Register. Synonym for Corallina.
Anonymous, 1832, Annales de la Société d’Horiculture de Paris, 10:310-317. Orthographic error for Corallina.
Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.48. Orthographic error for Corallina.
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» English Description
Chandler & Buckingham, 1825, Camellia Britannica, pl.5, p.13; Chandler & Booth, 1831, Illustrations and Descriptions of Camellia... pl.10: The flowers are very attractive being of deep crimson and upwards of 10 cm in diameter. The petals are of one size and form’ from 12-16 in number and arranged in two rows. They are roundish cordate, about 2.5 cm broad, rather deeply divided at their extremity and taper to a narrow, thick base. The centre petals are numerous and of the same red colour as the outer petals, but half their length and rise upright in the centre in a dense mass about 2.5 cm across. Each has the same white tip peculiar to the centre petals of the Waratah, (Anemoniflora) ; those on the outside are wedge shaped, slightly incurved and shorter than those in the centre, the latter being often striped with white and irregular in form. Raised from seed by Chandler, England in 1819. Orthographic errors: ‘Coralina’, ‘Corallina’, ‘Coralliana’, ‘Corrallina’, ‘Coralino’. Synonyms: ‘Coral Coloured’, ‘Coral Flowered’, ‘Waratah Corallina’, ‘Colorata Nova’.