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Tsuruhime

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Id:ICR-19898

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1984

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Tsuruhime'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:鶴姬 つるひめ

Meaning:Crane Princess

Description

» English Description

JCS., 1984, Tsubaki, No.23, p.35: Very pale pink single with long tubular blossoms, stamen column closed in at the end; small to medium size. Late bloom­ing. Leaves shining mid-green, flat, elliptic, apices acuminate, margins serrate. Originated in Ehime Prefecture, Japan by Sasai, Nobuo. Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.72, colour photo. There is a very old tree of this variety in Ōmishima-chō, Ehime Prefecture, that is designated a National Monument. Named and released by Toshihiro Murakami in 1977.

» Japanese Description

  淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..72.    誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.173.  日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.48. 愛媛產. [花]極淡桃色、一重、筒~ラッパ咲き、肉厚、筒しベ、小輪、3~4月。[葉]楕円、中形。[樹]立性。[来歴]今治市大三島町の民家で栽培される町指定天然記念物の古木、1977年に村上俊弘の命名.発表。写/水田、文/河野

Flower

Flower Size6-8 cm

Blooming Season Japan

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