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Shiba-onkō Believed Extinct

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-17450

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1630

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Shiba-onkō'

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Sakuden, 1630, Hyakuchin­shū: Red, double. The size of each flower is variable, some have no stamens. Late flowering. Originated in Japan. Shiba-onkō’s Chinese name was Sze Ma Kwang, who was an ancient Chinese scholar and politician. See: Kyōto Engei Kurabu, 1961, Tsubaki Tokushū, No.2, p.102.(Believed extinct.)
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