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Tennin-matsushima

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CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1859

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Tennin-matsushima'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:天人松島 てんにんまつしま

Meaning:Celestial being from pine island

Synonym

Tannin-matsushima Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Corruption of Japanese name: Tennin-matsushima.

Description

» English Description

Kasuya, Kamegorō, 1859, Tsub­aki Irohanayose Irotsuki, in the section ‘single flowers’: White with red stripes, large size. Itō, Ko’emon, 1879, Chinkashū: Single, white, streaked with dark pink, large size. Minagawa Nursery List, 1955; Satomi, 1956, Camellia Varieties of Japan, p.13 as ‘Ten’nin-matsushima’: Single white, streaked red. Vigorous, spreading growth. Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.339, p.172, description, p.191: Leaves among the smaller ones, elliptic to oblong, acuate at the apex, minutely serrulate at the margin, petiole glabrous. Flowers single, pale pink (Crimson 21/3), veined deeper pink and striped with rose (Crimson 21/1), petals 6-8, horizontally spreading at the apex. Late flowering. For other colour illustations and descriptions see: Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pls.127, 128 & p.310. Tuyama, 1966, Camellia Cultivars of Japan, pl.179; Satō, 1975, Chūbu no Tsubaki, p.94 as ‘Tenninmatsushima’. Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1980, Senchinshū, pp.102, 233. Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka p.269. These colour plates show that this cultivar can vary from almost white through to pink with an obscure white bor­der. Originated in Kantō area, Japan. Resembles Aki-no-yama, Washi-no-yama and Shiratama-shibori. See: JCS., 1969, Tsubaki, No.7, p.36. Note: “Tennin” is the name of the celestial maiden from Matsushima.

» Japanese Description

 講談社 1975年 《現代椿集》 P.31. 保育社 .1974. 《つばき》安藤芳顕著 .210. 文化出版局. 1975. 《現代椿名鑑》. P.173.  淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..268.   ガーデンラィフ編集部. 1980. 《原色日本の椿写真集千椿集》. 誠文堂新光社. 写/p.102、文/p.233.  誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.176.  日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.164. 江戸產. [花]桃色地に濃紅色の縦絞りと白覆輪、一重、平開咲き、しべ、大輪、3~4月。[葉]楕円、中形。[樹]やや横張り性。[来歴]1859年の「椿伊呂波名寄色附」に載る。写/高野、/編集委員会

Flower

Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season Japan

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