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CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1972

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia rusticana 'Rikyū'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:利久 りきゅぅ

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Description

» English Description

Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pl.59, p.56, description, p.299: Small, campanulate, pale apricot pink single with 5 petals and a short, cylindrical stamen cluster. Flowers mid-season. Leaves glossy mid-green, ovate, abrupt acuminate, wavy, medium sharp serrate, midrib keeled. Originated in Japan in 1966 by Hori, Hideo, Toide-machi, Takaora City, Toyama Prefecture. It was originally named ‘Mine-no-hikari’ but in 1971 the name was changed to Rikyū. See colour photo, Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1982, Senchinshū, p.162 and Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.89.

» Japanese Description

文化出版局. 1975. 《現代椿名鑑》. P.240.   淡交社.1989《日本の椿花》..89.    誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.283.     日本ツバキ. 協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.48. 富山產. [花]極淡桃色、一重、否状咲き、ユキツバキ状しベ、小輪、3~4月。[葉]やや広楕円、小形。[樹]やや横張り性、強い。[来歴]高岡市の民家の栽培種から選抜、1966年に堀秀夫の発見.発表、竹内実の命名、旧名:峰光。写/桐野、文/堀

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