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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1836

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Kermesina'

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Carminea de Loddiges (Karmosina) Palmer's van Houtte Catalogue, 1839, 1:2. Synonym for Kermesina.

Karmosina van Houtte Catalogue, 1839. Orthographic error for Kermesina.

Kermes Catalogo ed Inventario delle piante vive existenti nei giardino e serre di Villa Pamphilj, 1856. Synonym for Kermesina.

Kermescina Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.126. Orthographic error for Kermesina.

Kermocina Harrison, ed., 1838, Floricultural Cabinet, p.28. Orthographic error for Kermesina.

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» English Description

Loddige’s Catalogue, 1836, p.25 as ‘Kermosina’. No description. Berlèse, 1837, Monographie, ed.1, p.97: Leaves 8.5 cm long x 5.3 cm wide, roundish-ovate, strongly nerved, of a very deep green; bud elongate, scales green; flower 7.5 cm across, cherry-red, dou­ble, petals round, erect, spatulate, like those of Rubricaulis, a few stamens in the centre. Syn­onyms: ‘Carminea de Loddiges’, ‘Palmers’. Orthographic errors: ‘Kermes’, ‘Kermescina’, ‘Kermesina’, ‘Kermocina’, ‘Kermosine’, ‘Karmosina’. Originated in England.