Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Lanzeseuriana'
Berlèse, 1845, Monographie, ed.3, p.221. Orthographic variant for Lanzeseuriana.
Jacob Makey et Cie Nursery Catalogue, 1836, p.16. Orthographic variant for Lanzeseuriana.
» English Description
Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.164: Leaves, 5 cm long x 6 cm wide, long-ovate, very acuminate, horizontal, a little rough on the upper surface with veins prominent; buds long-oval, scales greenish; Flowers over 8.5 cm across, double, cherry-red; petals on the circumference, few in number, but broad and rounded at the apex, entire; those of the centre are very long and half as large as the others; some horn shaped, others strap-like, serried, with some filaments supporting anthers. The name has been spelt three ways by Berlèse - ‘Lanzeseuriena’, 1840, Lansezeuriana, 1841, ‘Lancezeuriana’, 1845. The second has been accepted as the correct orthography.