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Pictorum Coccinea

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Year Published/Registered1830

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Pictorum Coccinea'

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Peintres  van Houtte Catalogue, 1842, 9:55: ‘Superbe’. Abbreviation for ‘Des Peintres’, synonym for Pictorum Coccinea..

Pictorium Coccinea  Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.182. Orthographic error for Pictorum Coccinea.

Pictorum Coccinea Vera  Burdin Maggiore & Co. Catalogue, 1845, p.42. Synonym for Pictorum Coccinea.

Pictorum Coccineum  Jakob Makoy Nursery Catalogue, 1838. Orthographic error for Pictorum Coccinea.

Pictorum Nova  Mertens & Fontaine, 1845, Collection de cent especes.---p.130, ph. p.132. (‘Des Pein­tres’- name under painting). Synonym for ‘Des Peintres’ (Pictorum Coccinea)..

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» English Description

Sacco, 1830-1833, Schiavonne, 1981, Il Giardino nelI Camelie pls.8 & 9 as ‘Pictorom’ (or Pictorum) ‘Coccinea’ (or Cocinea). Berlèse, 1837, Monographie, ed.1, pp.100, 129: Leaves large, horizontal, channelled, deep green, very little serrate; buds large, scales greenish; flower up to 10 cm across, full, regular, cherry-red; petals broad, separated and imbricated. Originated in Italy by Dr Sacco, Milan. Mertens & Fontaine, Collection de cent espèces.....camellia, 1845, pl. 36. Synonyms: ‘Jammea’, ‘Jamma Vera’, ‘Pictorum Coccinea Vera’. Orthographic errors: ‘Pictorium Coccinea’, ‘Picture Coccinea’, ‘Pictorum Coccineum’, ‘Pietorum Coccinea’, ‘Pictura Coccinea’, ‘Des Peintres’. Virus variegated sport: Jamma.


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