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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1834

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Mackayana'

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Japanese Name



Macayana  Trillon, Le Mans Nursery Catalogue, 1843, p.7. Orthographic error for Mackayana.

Maccayana Vera  Trillon, Le Mans Nursery Catalogue, 1845, p.5. Orthographic error for Mackayana.

Machayana  Notiziaro della Societa Italiana della Camelia, No.4, 1992, p.17. Orthographic error for Mackayana.

Mackayii  Trillon, Le Mans Nursery Catalogue, 1843, p.7. Synonym for Mackayana.

Mackey  Loureiro Catalogue No.9, 1872-1873. Orthographic error for Mackayana.

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» English Description

Burdin, Chambery Nursery Catalogue, 1834, p.19. No description. Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, pp.96-97: Leaves 8 cm x 6 cm, rounded, curved in a cup-shape, thick, pronounced venation, strongly serrate, dark green, sometimes with patches of yellow. Flower, 8.5 cm across, double, rose colour, in the form of a star. Exterior petals are in 4-5 rows; those of the first three rows are oblong, rounded, others separate with small tips projecting from the petals apices and a veining of blood-red. The others are strap-like, lanceolate, narrower than the first, but also long and interspersed with those at the centre, where the stamens have been converted to small, twisted, erect petals. Originated in England. Orthographic errors: ‘Mackeyana’, ‘Mackey’, ‘Makayana’, ‘Macayana’, ‘Maccayana Vera’, ‘Maclaynii’. Synonym: ‘Mackayii’.


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Blooming Season United Kingdom