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Year Published/Registered2010

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Jiaoyuan'

Chinese Name:皎渊

Japanese Name

Meaning:Name of a Monk


» English Description

Jiaoyuan (C. reticulata). China Regn. #2010-061. China Flowers & Horticulture, 2010, No.16, p.45. Records of Camellia Ancient Trees in Chuxiong, p.50 with colour photos. Maternal tree located at relic of Shisang City, Zixi Mountain, Chuxiong, China.  Flowers pale crimson, loose peony form, medium to large, 9-12 in diameter; Petals 20-22 in 3-4 whorls, near circular, outer petals flat, inner incurved; Stamens partly petaloid, most divided into several fascicles in folded petals. Pitils mostly rudimentary, a few developed and fertile. Flowers very floriferous. Leaves oblong-elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, slightly undulate, 7-8 cm long, 2.5-3 cm wide, apices acuminate, bases cuneate,. The flowering season is from early January to late February.  The cultivar could be distinguished by it pale pink flower in loose peony form, and by smaller leaves in oblong-elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate shape in slightly undulate.

» Chinese Description

皎渊. Camellia reticulata‘Jiaoyuan’ 中国登录号:2010-061,《中国花卉园艺》2010年第1645页。由张方玉命名,云南省楚雄市的楚雄茶花协会培育并登录。母树保存在楚雄紫溪山石桑城遗址内,植株高3m,基围0.15m,冠幅2.45m,花松散牡丹型,浅桃红色,花径912㎝,花瓣2022枚,具明显红色脉纹,34轮排列,外轮花瓣波状,内轮花瓣曲折直立,部分雄蕊瓣化,多数分束夹生于曲折花瓣之间。叶宽披针形至狭椭圆型,长5.28.3㎝,宽1.93.2㎝,先端渐尖并下勾,基部楔型,边缘波状,叶面内曲呈‘V’。花期1月~2月。另参见管开云、李纪元、王仲朗. 2014.《中国茶花图鉴》p. 266。识别点:本品种花色浅桃红,松散牡丹型,叶较小,长椭圆形至椭圆状披针形,叶面微波状。


Flower Size9-12 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month China