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Chimonanthus praecox (L.) Link






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Calycanthaceae Lindl. (ロウバイ)


Calycanthus L. (クロバナロウバイ): 2 species; western and southeastern North America
Chimonanthus Lindl. (ロウバイ): 6 species, eastern Asia
Idiospermum S. T. Blake: 1 species; Queensland
Sinocalycanthus W. C. Cheng et S. Y. Chang (ナツロウバイ): 1 species in eastern Asia when established (often included into Calycanthus
Chimonanthus Lindl. (ロウバイ)
One species, C. praecox, is known from Japan
C. praecox (L.) Link
Roubai (ロウバイ, 蝋梅), fragrant wintersweet tree
Lifeform: deciduous shrub
Origin: China
Use: gardening
f. concolor (Makino) Makino
Soshinroubai (ソシンロウバイ, 素心蝋梅), larger flower than the type
Origin: China (imported to Japan)
Corolla: yellow
Use: garden tree, flower arrangement, etc. Synonyms:

f. luteus (Makino) Okuyama

f. intermedius (Makino) Okuyama (カカバイ)
Synonyms:

var. intermedius Makino

var. grandiflorus (Lindl.) Makino (トウロウバイ)

⇒ Engler's syllabus (エングラー体系)

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Chimonanthus praecox in Japan


f. concolor (Makino) Makino
ST1 ST2 ST2
[1-3] at the imperial gardens in the former coast Hama detached palace, Tokyo, on May 29 2015.

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