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Daimonji (1700) Believed Extinct

Last Updated:2021/2/21 9:15:51 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-3579

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1699

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Daimonji (1700)'

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Chinka Zufu, (before 1700), Watanabe, 1969, pl.84 & 441: Small, irregular, five petalled single; soft pink, red splashed. Originated in Japan. On 16 August, a huge firelit character for “dai-great” is a spectacular sight on the slope of Mt. Nyoigatake near Kyōto. This event is called “Daimonji” for short.(Believed extinct),
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