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Dali Diechi

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Year Published/Registered1980

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Dali Diechi'

Chinese Name:大理蝶翅

Japanese Name



Dali Butterfly Wings Bao, 1980, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.35, No.2, p.18. Western synonym for Dali Diechi.

Hudiecha Feng et al., 1981, Yunnan Shanchahua, p.86. Synonym for Dali Diechi.

Tali Butterfly Wings Feng et al., 1981, Yunnan Shan Chahua. Synonym for Dali Diechi.

Tali Tieh-ch'ih Yü & Bartholomew, 1980, American Camellia Yearbook, p.25.Different reading for Dali Diechi.


» English Description

Yü & Bartholomew, 1980, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.35, No.2, p.20; Feng et al., 1986, Yunnan Camellias of China, p.64 colour plate and descrip­tion: Leaves ovate to broad-ovate, flat or slightly reclinate, apices short pointed or acute, bases obtusely rounded or broad-cuneate, 6-7.7 cm long, 4.5-5.8 cm wide. Flowers deep pink (RHS.CC.53C-D), diameter 10-13 cm. Petals about 16 in 3-4 whorls, outer whorls large, slightly curved, inner whorls smaller, curved. Stamens numerous, inconspicuously divided into sev­eral groups placed amongst curved petals. Pistils well developed, fertile. This is a new cultivar selected from seedlings of Dali Cha by researchers of the Kunming Botanic Gardens. Flowers early to mid-season. Synonyms: ‘Dali Butterfly Wings’, ‘Tali Butterfly Wings’, ‘Hudiecha’. Dif­ferent reading: ‘Ta-li Tieh-ch’ih’.

» Chinese Description

管开云、李纪元、王仲朗主编,2014. 《中国茶花图鉴》, p.241.




朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.67.

Dali Diechi    大理蝶翅(Dali Butterfly Wings)     (C. reticulata)  云南茶。1980中国昆明植物园培育选出。大理茶(Dali Cha)自然实生种。半重瓣、蝶翅形、红色、大~巨大(10~13cm)、花瓣约16枚、3~4重轮列、散蕊、花期12~3月、果期9~10月。同种异名:Dali Butterfly Wings、蝴蝶茶(Hudiecha)Tali Butterfly Wings