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Camellia tsaii Hu

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Explanations

Origin
It seems only one clone is cultivated in Japan, which was introduced via Australia. This is hardy spread.
Distribution:Vietnam,Burma.
Characteristics
Flowers:White,5-6 petals,very small,about 2cm in diameter,flat and finally petal tipe curve outward,androecium juted out.Flowering in Marchto April.
Lerves:Ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate,6-8cm long and 1.5-2.5cm wide, shining,yellow-green,rippled margin.Venation is obscure.
Branches are slender but grow well.
References
N.Hakoda N.Adachi:"The species of the genus camellia (The collections of Seibu-Maizuru botanica institute)" Bulletin of the Seibu-Maizuru botanical institute 1:1-54