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Nirai-kanai

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Id:ICR-13821

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1989

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Nirai-kanai'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:ニライ•力ナイ にらい・かない

Meaning:Legendary place name

Description

» English Description

Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, 1989. Nihon no Chinka, p.178, colour photo and description: Small size, deep crimson, star-shaped single with 5 long, ovate or pointed petals and a pinched in stamen column, joined for the lower third, and yellow anthers. Leaves linear to narrow-elliptic to narrow lanceolate with long, tapering acuminate apices and obscurely serrate margins. Blooms mid-season. Originated in Kagoshima Prefec­ture, Japan. The original tree is at the garden of the Agriculture Facility, Kagoshima University. Named and released by Kagoshima Camellia Society in 1985. ‘Nirai-kanai’ is the legendary utopian land under the sea. A legend told in the Oki­nawa and Amami Islands.

» Japanese Description

淡交社.1989《日本の椿花》..178.   誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.188.【花】濃紅色の一重、筒咲き、先細りの筒しベ、小輪、2〜4 月。【葉】やや長楕円、中〜大形、波曲。【樹】やや立性、強 い。【来歴】鹿児島大学農学部の中庭に原木がある。1985年 に鹿児島椿協会の命名•発表。写•文/田邊。

Flower

Flower Size6-8 cm

Blooming Season Japan

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