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Press's Eclipse

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1827

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Press's Eclipse'

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Ecclips  Berlèse, 1843, Iconographie text facing pl.139.Synonym for Press’s Eclipse.

Eclips C. Pressii  Burdin Maggiore & Co. Catalogue, 1835, p.38. Orthographic error for Press’s Eclipse.

Eclips de Press  Jacob Makoy Catalogue, 1839, p.16. Orthographic variant for Press’s Eclipse.

Eclips  Baumann & Baumann, 1835, Collection de Camellias élevés à Bollwieler, #42. Synonym for Press’s Eclipse.

Eclipse (Press's)  William Wood & Son, 1842-1843, Catalogue, p.11. van Houtte Catalogue, 1844-1845, 18:11. Orthographic variant for Press’s Eclipse.

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» English Description

Loudon, 1827, The Gardeners’ Magazine, vol.2, p.358: A clean white ground with pink stripes, superior in the beauty of its form to the double white (Alba Plena) 6.5 cm across. Raised by Mr Press, gardener to Mr Gray, from the same capsule that produced ‘Punctata’ (Gray’s Invincible). Originated in England. Orthographic errors and variants: ‘Press-eclips’, ‘Press-eclipse’, ‘Pressii Eclips’, ‘Eclips’, ‘Eclips-Pressii’, ‘Eclipse Pressii’, ‘Eclipsis’, ‘Eclipsis’(Press’s), ‘Press Eclipse’, ‘Ecclips Pressii’, ‘Eclips C Pressh’, ‘Presseclips’, ‘Press’s Eclips’, ‘Eclips de Press’, ‘Precis Eclipse’, ‘Prissi’, ‘Eclipse Pressi’. Synonyms: ‘Regina Gallicorum’, ‘Regina Gal­licarum’, ‘Regina Galliarum’. Sports: Triomphe de Malines, Splendida, Adonidea. (Van Houtte erroneously gives ‘Adonidea’ as a synonym).


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