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Camellia yuhsienensis H.H.Hu

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Explanations

Origin
Several clones have been introduced to Japan since 1979.
Distribution:Hunan.
Characteristics
Flowers:White,5-7 petals,5-7cm in diameter.Flowering in November to January.
Leaves:Elliptic to broad-elliptic,6-9cm long and 3-4cm wide,yellow-green,relatively less shiny,venation is fairly visible.
2n=90.
Uses
Cutivated in Hunan Province of China as oil plants.The shape of androecium is similar to that of C.grijsii,but flowers and leaves are larger.
Some clones with especially strong fragrance are known, but seemsthat there are individual variations.The clones with strong fragrance ispromising as good breeding materials to get fragrant camellia cultivars.
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