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Seika Believed Extinct

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-17201

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1695

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Seika'

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Kiyoka (Pure Flower), (C.japonica), Itō, Ihei, 1695, Kadan Chikinshō, vol.2, No.106:Different reading for Seika. Listed in the Hachiboku Sanbokutsuki Meisai (before 1868) in section “K” as ‘Kiyoka’ as red, but description similar to Kadan Chikinshō.

Seikwa Watanabe, 1960, Kyōto Engei Kurabu, Tsubaki Tokushū, No.l, p.62 as ‘Sei-kwa’.Different reading for Seika.

Description

» English Description

Itō, Ihei, 1695, Kadan Chikinshō: Light blue, double, medium size. Originated in Japan. Different readings: ‘Seikwa’, ‘Kiyoka’. (Believed extinct.)

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