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Mōri-shiratama

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CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1989

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Mōri-shiratama'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:毛利白玉 もうりしらたま

Meaning

Description

» English Description

Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.20, colour photo and description: Medium size, white, cup-shaped single of 5 irregular, crinkled petals and spreading stamen cluster with golden anthers. Blooms early to mid-season. Leaves deep green, broad-elliptic, apices acute, margins serrulate. Originated in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Nippon Tsubaki - Sasanqua Meikan, 1998, p.261 with colour photo; English translation p.184. Said to be a beloved camellia of Mōri, the lord of Yagami Castle, Mino (old name of Aichi).

» Japanese Description

淡交社.1989《日本の椿花》..20. 誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.261. 【花】白色の一重、筒〜抱え咲き、中 輪、11〜4月。【葉】広楕円、中形。 【樹】立性。【来歴】美濃国八神城 主•毛利掃忠が愛好した椿といわれ る古木の2代目から増殖。佐藤捻の 命名•発表。写•文/佐藤。

Flower

Flower Size

Blooming Season Japan

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