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Shima-no-tomoshibi

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CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1989

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Shima-no-tomoshibi'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:島の灯 しまのともしび

Meaning

Description

» English Description

Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.38: Small size, tubular to vase-shaped, white, with a greenish tinge at the base of the petals, single with 5 petals, ovate, channelled, reflexed, overlapping, and a central stamen column with white filaments, joined at their lower half and yellow anthers. Blooms early to mid-season. Leaves deep green, broad-ovate, apices abrupt acute, margins serrate. Originated in Hirado City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. Discovered by Hirado Camellia Club in 1981, named by Kichinosuke Aburatani.

» Japanese Description

淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..36.     誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p. 124. 【花】白色の一重、筒〜ラッパ咲き、筒しベ、小輪、肉厚、12〜4月。【葉】楕円、中形、葉脈が浮く。【樹】立性、強い。【来歴】野生ヤブツバキの選抜種。1981年に平戸つばき会の発見、油谷吉之助の命名。写•文/吉岡


Flower

Flower Size6-8 cm

Blooming Season Japan

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