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Paolina Maggi

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Year Published/Registered1855

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Paolina Maggi'

Chinese Name:宝丽奇

Japanese Name



Bonomiana I  SCCS, 1950, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature. Erroneous synonym for Paolina Maggi.

Comtess Paoline  Ludemann’s Pacific Nursery Catalogue, 1895-1896. Orthographic error for Paolina Maggi.

Comtessa Paola Maggi  de Bisschop Catalogue,1937, p.3. Orthographic error for Paolina Maggi.

Comtessa Paolina Maggi  Rollison Nursery Catalogue, 1877-1878. Synonym for Paolina Maggi.

Comtesse Paolina  Rollison Catalogue, 1871. Synonym for Paolina Maggi.

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» English Description

I Giardini, giornale d’Orticultura, 1855; Burdin Maggiore & Co. Catalogue, 1855-1856: Delicate white with a few rose stripes, imbricated. Mercatelli Catalogue, 1881: Perfectly imbricated, all the petals transparent, waxy white; sometimes rose flowers. Originated by Onofrio Maggi, Brescia, Italy. Verschaffelt, 1859, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book VII, pl.I erroneously figures and describes this cultivar under the name of ‘Carolina Franzini’. See colour photo front cover, ANZCRS., 1960, Camellia News, No.6. Synonym: ‘Contessa Paolina Maggi’. Orthographic errors: ‘Pauline Maggi’, ‘Pauline Magii’, ‘Paolini Maggi’, ‘Paulina Maggi’, ‘Pauline Maggie’, ‘Paulona Maggi’, ‘Paulinia Maggi’, ‘Comtesse Paoline’, ‘Contessa Pauline Maggi’. Sports: Mrs H. Boyce, Contessa Paolina Maggi Rosea, Quintilla Pelosa, Berta Giglioli. In New Zealand Duncan & Davies erroneously equated this cultivar with Bonomiana, later listing it in the 1952 catalogue as ‘Paolini Maggi’(Bonomiana). see ‘Paolina Maggi’ (top) and  its sport ‘Mrs. H. Boyce’  on the cover page of Newsletter Camellias Australia Inc. 2022 volume 2  issue 1.

» Chinese Description

包琳納.梅姬Paolina MaggiC. hybrid),陈丽惠2013年《山茶花谱台湾情》第229页,白、完全重瓣、大輪、中花,1855年意大利發表。

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.205. Paolina Maggi 宝丽奇(C.japonica)红山茶。1855,意大利,BresciaOnofrio Maggi。完全形、白色、偶尔出现稀有的淡红条纹、大轮。同种异名:Contessa Paoliina (鲍莉)、Contessa Paoliina Maggi (鲍玛莉姬)。花名:人名(宝丽娜•玛姬)。突变种:Mrs H. BoyceContessa Paolina Maggi RoseaQuintilla PelosiBerta GiglioliPaolina Maggi (宝丽奇)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.19/28, No.130. Paolina Maggi (包琳基)一新竹市茶花产销班目录,2002-2006, p.63, P26.


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month Italy