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Camellia caudata Wallich

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Explanations

Origin
The clone cultivated in Japan was introduced from Assam distinct by Ando.
Distribution:Chekiang,Kwangtung,Kwangsi,Yunnan,Hainan,Formosa,Hongkong,Vietnam,Burma,Assam,Bhutan.
Characteristics
Flowers:White,5-6 petals,about 2cm in diameter,hairy on both styles and filaments.Flowering in October to March.
Leaves:Narrow-elliptic to broad-lanceolate,caudate apex,deep-green, less shiny.
2n=30.
Uses
Branches tend to spread and leaf tips tends to weep.Floweres are smalland inconspicuous,therefore it seems to have little usage.
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