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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1830

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Elphinstoniana'

Chinese Name:艾菲东尼安

Japanese Name



Elfingaston  Volonte Catalogue, 1888. Orthographic error for Elphinstoniana.

Elphanstoni  The Gardeners' Chronicle and Agricultural Gazette No.12, Mar.24, 1856, p.280. Orthographic error for Elphinstoniana.

Elphingstonia  Buist, 1839, American Flower Garden Directory, p.240. Orthographic error for Elphinstoniana.

Elphinstone's  Loudon, 1839, Hortus Britannicus. Synonym for Elphinstoniana.

Elphinstoni  Jacob-Makoy, 1830, Catalogue, p.6. Booth & Chandler, 1831, Illustrations and Descriptions of Plants ..., p.13. Orthograhic error for Elphinstoniana.

10 show +


» English Description

Sweet, 1830, Hortus Britannicus, ed.2, p.74 as red. ‘Miss Elphinstone’s’. Leaves 8.8 cm long x 5.5 cm wide, roundish-oval, a little dentated; buds large, scales blackish­-green; flowers large, cherry red, almost poppy coloured, shaded with carmine, sometimes splashed with white, 7.5 cm across, heart arched; exterior petals large, well arranged into a cup and notched; those at the centre, small, numerous, rolled like a cornet, grouped and united into a pleasing sphere. Berlèse, 1837, Monographie, ed.1, p.94, 129. Orthographic variations: ‘Elphin­stoni’, Elphinstonii’, ‘Elphinstone’s’. Orthographic errors:. ‘Ephingstoniana’, ‘Elphistonia’, ‘Elfingaston’, ‘Elphistonii’, ‘Elphanstoni’. Synonyms: ‘Flammeola Superba’, ‘Marsii’, ‘Gloria Mundi Nova’, ‘Buckliana’, ‘Miss Elphinstone’s’.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》 p.87. Elphinstoniana艾菲东尼安(C. japonica)红山茶。1S30,欧洲。完全形、深红色、偶有白斑、 大轮。花名:艾尔芬史托尼亚娜。同种异名:Flammeola SuperbaMarsiiMiss Elphinstone's Elphinstoniana(艾菲东尼安)一新竹市茶花产销班目录,2002-2006, p.55, E37.


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season United Kingdom