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Gogō-an

Last Updated:2021/12/1 13:15:32 By:Sueo Takano
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Id:ICR-6369

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1986

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia rusticana 'Gogō-an'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:五合庵 ごごうあん

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Description

» English Description

Inazawa Nurseries Co. Ltd. Catalogue, 1986-1987, p.8, A­367; Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.210, colour photo and description: Medium size, vivid scarlet, vase-shaped single, of 5 rounded, overlapping, concave petals and a central stamen column of reddish filaments, joined for the lower third, and bright yellow anthers. Blooms mid-season to late. Leaves medium to deep green, ovate to broad ovate, apices blunt acute, margins serrate. Plant habit horizontally spreading and slow growing. Selected from wild japonicas growing on Kunigami Mountain, Wakemizu Town, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. “Gogō-an” was the hermitage of the famous monk poet Ryōkan (1758-1831) in the Niigata Prefecture. Named and released by Hieyo Katō in 1980.

» Japanese Description

   淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..210.     誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.96. 【花】濃紅色の一重、抱え咲き、肉厚、筒しベ、小輪、3〜4 月。【葉】広楕円、中形、反曲。【樹】横張り性、矮性、弱い。 【来歴】西蒲原郡分水町国上山の野生ヤブツバキより選抜1969年に加藤英世の命名•発表。写/桐野•文/大岡。

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