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Ikkyū (1695) Believed Extinct

Last Updated:2021/9/6 7:57:38 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-8106

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1695

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Ikkyū (1695)'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:一休 いっきゅう

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Itō Ihei, 1695, Kadan Chikinshō; Yashiro, 1841, Kokon Yōrankō, vol.306; Tsubaki Hachiboku Sanbokutsuki, (before 1868): Double, medium large, red flower with white spots. Originated in Japan. While the characters given for Ikkyū mean "A rest", this meaning usually carries the reading 'Yitoyasumi'. As the reading Ikkyū, it refers to the famous Japanese poet, Ikkyū Sōjun, (1394-1481). He was a Zen priest. His child­hood name was "Shūden".(Believed extinct.)

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