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Kuni-no-hikari

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Id:ICR-10221

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1961

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia 'Kuni-no-hikari'

Chinese Name:国光

Japanese Name:国の光 くにのひかり

Meaning:Glory of the Nation

Synonym

Benitaiheiraku  JCS, 1958, Tsubaki as ‘Beni-taihei-raku’; Adachi, 1960, Camellia. Its Appreciation and Artistic Arrangement, p.64, colour photo, p.72, description: Flower, deep pink, 7-10 cm across, 6­8 petals; stamens, fully opened, blush colour. Leaves, large, broad-ovate. A seedling of Yam­ato-nishiki. Synonym for Kuni-no-hikari.

Glory of the Nation  Camellias, Y.C. Shen, 2009, p.215 with colour photo; Synonym for Kuni-no-hikari.

国の光  杨绍溥,1978,台湾茶花,p.84, No.16.

Description

» English Description

Yoshimura, 1961, Higo Tsubaki Meikan: Very large, 10 cm across, red, 6-7 petals with a spreading stamen cluster of about 150, with pale, reddish fila­ments, Blooms mid-season. Large leaves, broad-ovate, dark green, apices acute, margins ser­rate. A seedling of ‘Higo-yamato-nishiki’ Originated in Kumamoto, Japan ca.1910 by Tatsuo Fujimoto, and named Kuni-no-hikari in 1960. Synonym: ‘Benitaiheiraku’. For colour photos see: Hiratsuka, 1964, Higo Tsubaki, pp.28, 12. Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.174; Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pl.22; Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, pp.170, 171; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.47.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.156.

Kuni-no-hikari国の光(Glory of the Nation)。(Higo)肥后茶。1961,日本肥后椿协会认定品种。Yamato-nishiki (日本锦)自然实生种。日本明治末期,约公元1910年,藤本达雄(Tatsuo Fujimoto)作出。单瓣、平开形、红色、花瓣610枚、梅蕊、中大轮(810cm)、花期23 月、树性横张。别名:Benitaiheraku (红太平乐)、Glory of the Nation (国运昌盛)。

国の光一杨绍溥,1978,台湾茶花,p.84, No.16.


» Japanese Description

講談社 1975年 《現代椿集》 P.294. 淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..170.     日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.240. 熊本產. [花]深紅色、一重、平開咲き、花糸太く微紅色、花柱紅色、梅芯、中輪、3~4月。[葉]広楕円、中形。[樹]横張り性。[来歴]明治末期に藤本達雄が日本錦の自然実生より選抜、1961年に肥後つばき協会認定。写/高橋、文/大藪

Flower

Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season2-3 Month Japan

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