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Jinzū-gawa

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Id:ICR-8827

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1968

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Jinzū-gawa'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:神通川 じんずがわ

Meaning:Jinzū-gawa: Jinzū(神通), proper noun; gawa (川), a variant of kawa,river. The famous Jinzu River in Toyama Prefecture.

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Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.217, p.110, description, p.154 as 'Jinzū-gawa': Leaves elliptic to oblong, green to dark green, minutely serrate, 7.5-8.5 cm long x 4-4.5 cm wide. Flowers mostly peony form, rarely semi-double, red (Cardinal Red 822/3) petals 10-20, the largest 5 cm long x 4.5 cm broad. Stamens divided into 3-5 fascicles, fil­aments palest pink, deeper below, with small, irregular petals, inside 1-3 more. Flowers mid­season. Originated in the Toyama Prefecture, Japan and named for the famous Jinzū River in that Prefecture.

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