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Id:ICR-17586

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1968

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Shinbō-aka'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:新保赤 しんぼうあか

Meaning:Shinbō (新保) the place of collection; aka (赤) red

Description

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Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.218, p.110, description, p.155: Leaves elliptic, base cuneate, apex finely acuminate, glossy green, impressed venation, 6.2-8.5 cm, long x 2-3.8 cm wide. Flowers of peony type, deep rose (Spinel red 0023/1), the centre full of small petaloids; outer petals 7-9, emarginate, slightly recurved; inner petals, 2-12, intermingled with stamens and 11-27 petaloids. Stamens, anthers orange-yellow, filaments pinkish orange yellow. Late flowering. Originated at Shinbō, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan.
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