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Mukashi-otoko Believed Extinct

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-13282

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1630

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Mukashi-otoko'

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Sakuden, 1630, Hyakuchinshū-: Light pink, large single, petals thick and broad, opens flat; occasional blooms pure white. Originated in Japan. Note: The name refers to Ariwara-no-Narihira, a famous poet and character in the classic literature Ise-monogatari as each chapter begins with “Mukashi otoko ari-keri”, which means “once upon a time there was a man”.(Believed extinct.)

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