Formal NameCamellia sasanqua
Alias岩花火, 姫椿, 藪山茶花, sasanqua
HabitatJapanese unique species
Morphevergreen wide-leaved tree
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Flowering placeGarden Botanic garden park street, planting
ColorRed, Pink, White
SeasonOct Nov Dec
Height200 ~ 600 [cm]
Diameter3 ~ 7