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Mathotiana Rosea

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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1874

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Mathotiana Rosea'

Chinese Name:玛瑟玫瑰

Japanese Name



Ashy Pink  Camellia Grove Nursery Catalogue, 1944. Synonym for Mathotiana Rosea.

Double Deep Pink  Nobelius Nursery Catalogue, 1939, p.35. Synonym for Mathotiana Rosea.

Double Pink  Rubel, 1936, Wholesale price list No.74, p.7. Synonym for Mathotiana Rosea.

Double Rose Pink  Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues p.59. Synonym for Mathotiana Rosea.

Duke of Windsor  Rubel, 1940-1941, “Floral Gems from China” Catalogue, No.79, p.25. Synonym for Mathotiana Rosea.

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» English Description

Veitch Nursery Catalogue, 1874. A carmine sport of Mathotiana Alba (HCC. Carmine 21) with all other characteristics identical. James Veitch Nursery Cata­logue, 1876-1877, p.63: Has all the additions for late flowering camellias; excellence of form and foliage of Mathotiana Alba. Flowers large size, imbricated, of clear rose colour. Comes into bloom when the other varieties have shed their flowers. Originated in England. Synonyms: ‘Pink Beauty’, ‘Laura Polka’, Warick’, ‘Storeyii New Pink’, ‘Pink Spangles’, ‘Mathotiana Pink Beauty’. Orthographic errors: ‘Mattutiana Rosea’, ‘Mathionia Rosea’, ‘Mothotiana Rosea’, ‘Matholiana Rosea’. Some early listings in America incorrectly identified this cultivar as a sport of Julia Drayton when it was erroneously identified as Rosea Superba. For black and white photo see p.149, Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.III. For colour photo see p.124, Fairweather, 1979, Rhododendrons and Azaleas. Received the RHS, “Award of Merit” in 1954. Sport: Mathotiana Rosea Variegated. Chinese synonyms ‘Waweike’, and ‘Aulike’, later changed to ‘Mase Meigui’.

» Chinese Description

高继银、苏玉华、胡羡聪,2007. 《国内外茶花名种识别与欣赏》,第153页。英国人培育,系‘白玛瑟’(Mathotiana Alba)品种之突变。花玫瑰红色,完全重瓣型,大型花,花瓣卵圆形,覆瓦状排列,中部花瓣略内扣,花朵稠密。叶片浓绿色,椭圆形,叶面弓形,光亮,植株紧凑,生长旺盛。花期晚。

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.180.

Mathotiana Rosea 玫瑰荼(C. japonica)红山茶。I874,英格兰。Mathotiana Alba (白玛索)的洋红色枝变种。同种异名:Laura PolkaMathotiana Pink BeautyMaquachuPink Beauty Meigui Cha (玫瑰茶)Pink SpanglesRosea SuperbaStoreyi New Pink。突变种:Mathotiana Rosea Variegated

Mathotiana Rosea (马索底亚那玫瑰)一新竹市茶花产销班目录,2002-2006, p.61, M78. 

Mathotiana Rosea (玛瑟玫瑰)一高继银,2007,国内外茶花品种识别与欣赏,p.153.


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season3-5 Month United Kingdom