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Yinhong Diechi

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Year Published/Registered1930

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Yinhong Diechi'

Chinese Name:银红蝶翅

Japanese Name



Pink Butterfly Wings SCCS., 1982, The Camellia Review, vol.44, No.1, p.18. Western synonym for Yinhong Diechi.

Spinel Pink Butterfly Wings Yü & Bartholomew, 1980, American Camellia Yearbook, p.15. Synonym for Yinhong Diechi.

Yin-hung Tieh-ch'ih' Yü & Bartholomew, 1980, American Camellia Yearbook, p.25.Different reading for Yinhong Diechi.


» English Description

Fang, 1930, Diannan Chahua Xiaozhi: The petal shape is like butterfly wings and the colour is siver red. Feng & Yü in 1958 believed this variety to be the same as that grown in Yunnan under the name ‘Maye Diechi’ which has now been changed to Maye Taohong. Xia Lifang, one of the authors of Yunnan Shancha Hua, believes that Fang’s Yinhong Diechi no longer exists and the name has been re-used by the Kunming Botanic Gardens for a new seedling. See following.