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Hitomaru (Chinka Zufu) Believed Extinct

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-7606

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1699

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Hitomaru (Chinka Zufu)'

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Chinka Zufu, (before 1700), Watanabe, 1969, pl.300: Extremely large, peony to double, white flower. Originated in Japan. Kakinomoto, Hitomaru was one of the 6 celebrated Japanese poets of the 7th century AD. He was deified as the god of poetry with a temple at Akashi in the province of Harima. Note: Kakinomoto-no-Hitomaro 7th century Japanese poet of great fame. Hitomaru is considered to be a corrupted form of ‘Hitomaro’.(Believed extinct.)
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