Flower Database

Sasanqua

Basic information
Flower Name
Sasanqua
Formal Name
Camellia sasanqua
Alias
岩花火, 姫椿, 藪山茶花, sasanqua
Habitat
Japanese unique species
Morph
evergreen wide-leaved tree
Comment
Sasanqua (scientific name: Camellia sasanqua) is a Japanese unique species and is an evergreen wide-leaved tree of the family Theaceae. In Japan, it grows naturally in mountainous areas of Honshu Yamaguchi prefecture south, Shikoku, Kyushu, Okinawa. It is a precious flower blooming in winter when other flowers do not bloom. The native species in Japan are white, but the gardening variety also has pink and red. Camellia japonica (Tsubaki). It is similar to the camellia of the same family, but Sasanqua is jagged at the leaf margin, and the petals are scattered apart. It is also a hand to check with petals that fell to the ground. As with camellia, fruit is collected in Sasanqua and oil is collected.The genus "Camellia" is a contribution to the Czech botanist Georg Joseph "Kamel",and the species name "sasanqua" is named after the Japanese "Sasanqua". Flower language is "dedicated love".
Common name: Sasanqua, Scientific name: Camellia sasanqua, Place of origin: Japan-specific species, habitat distribution in Japan: Honshu Yamaguchi prefecture sub-south, Shikoku, Kyushu, Okinawa mountains, life type: hardy evergreen broadleaf tree, height: 2-6 m, leaf shape : Oval, leaf margin: saw tooth presence, leaf order: alternate, radial symmetry, petals: 5 to 7, ovary: superior, stamens: large, flowering period: October to December, flower color: peach, red, white, Flower diameter: 3 to 7 cm.
Detailed information
Order
Ericales
Family
Theaceae
Genus
Camellia
Species
C.sasanqua
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden Botanic garden park street, planting
Color
Red, Pink, White
Season
Oct Nov Dec
Height
200  ~ 600  [cm]
Diameter
3  ~ 7