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Hiiragi-tsubaki (Kantō)

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-7412

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1699

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Hiiragi-tsubaki (Kantō)'

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Chinka Zufu, (before 1700), Watanabe, 1969, pl.716; Itō, Ihei, 1710, Zōhō Chikinshō. No description. Itō, Jukyū, 1739, Honzō Hanamaki’e. Small size, true red, leaves like holly leaves, long, narrow, sharply serrate. Kasuya, Kamegorō, 1859, Tsubaki Irohanayose Irotsuki; Satomi, 1956, Camellia Cultivars of Japan: Leaves narrowly lanceolate, deep green, apices tapering acuminate, margins coarsely serrate, almost like holly. Flowers small size, red, tubular to campanulate with a central stamen column. Synonyms: ‘Hiiragi’, ‘Hiiragiba-tsubaki’. Also ‘Ihei-hiiragi-tsubaki’ in Mizuno, 1829, Sōmoku Kinyōshū is thought to be a synonym. Originated in Kantō District, Japan. See Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pl.437, p.181; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, pp.122, 240 as ‘Hiiragiba-tsubaki’. Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989. Nihon no Chinka, p.171.

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