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Species and genus name:  
Any infraspecific affiliation (ie. subspecies chinensis, botanical f. alba, var. hatchii, var. jonesii x var. smithii):
Cultivar name:
Significant of cultivar name (name for friend or relative, place where sport found, my garden name):
Do you have permission to use the name if after a celebrity, famous person, place, or product?:
It is hard to sell a plant that repeats a trademark or protected asset (Coke, Elvis, Big Mac, Mercedes) in some countries. Is this a concern?:
Patents or Breeder's Rights?  
If so: USPP#      and date:
Canadien Patent#    and date:
Euro PBR#    and date:
Other Patent#     and date:
Since Latinized words are permitted in unregistered trademark names, would you consider adding this "old school" nomenclature?"
Trademarked (specify registered, unregistered)?  
In what countries is the trademark registered?:
Was the trademark unregistered at first and later registered or it being sought now?:
Trademark Name for this one clone or taxon (ie. GREEN MAGIC® 'JMmagic')
Trademark Name for a group of cultivars 
(ie. NIRVANA® 'Heavenly Blue')
Does this trademark group name apply to more than one genus?
Significance of trademark name (ie. NIRVANA® is the name of the family garden)

Originator's name:
Originator's affiliation (ie Metropolis University, Frigid Experiment Station, Damncold, North Dakota):
Registrant's name (who is submitting this):
Registrant's affiliation (if different from originator):
Nominant's name (who named it, if different):
First commercial introducer (who first sold it or distributed it):
Patent assigned to in the body of the application:
First place of valid publication in print book (ie. Doe, J. 2021. Golden Trees. Metropolis Press, p, 43-44):
First place published on internet:
Associated with any particular fund-raising, charity, or special cause?
Do royalties go to one of these causes (share any details you like):
Is another nursery introducing it for you?:  
When was it discovered (year):
First year or date or commercial sales and by whom? (ie. Doe Nursery, Metropolis, Ohio, 2011):
Has it been published in a printed catalog (ie. Doe Nursery Fall-Winter 2023 Catalog):
How did it occur (seedling, sport, controlled cross, wild):  
If sport, name parent cultivar if known:
Did this cultivar come from a witches broom?:
If seedling, give history of source (ie. John Doe #JD3021 collected at 8000 ft. at Mt. Dido, Szechuan, China in 1988, notably fruitful tree with arker leaves):
Is from a notable tree at a particular garden, nursery, park, collection, etc? (ie. #76-203 from Metropolis Arboretum)
Parent taxa if hybrid (female x male, female parent if pollinator is unknown):
Height and width (specify 5 or 10 years or original plant with it's age)(10-12 ft tall x 4-5 ft. wide, 10y):
Habit form (ie. globose, fastigiate, pendulous, decumbent):
Secondary branchlet form (ie. apex fasciated, columnar overall but secondaries semi-pendulous and filiform):
Special branching patterns (ie. self-branching, distincty plumose, filiform/thready, densely tufted, virgate/snake-type):
If you have cladometric data (useful for Juniperus, Thuja, Chamaecyparis)(ie. 5-9 secondary shoots, longest 7-12 cm long, 2-4 tertiary shoots, longest 3-5 cm long, 0-2 quarternary shoots, longest 0.0-1.8 cm long) enter it here:

Growth rate per year (range as young stock):
Internode spacing (ie. 2-3cm or 0.5-0.75 in.):
Special landscape uses (ie. ecological reclamation, wildlife food, hedge, rock garden, fast windbreak, collector's item):
Unique habit features (ie. stronger crotch angle, no staking required, no fruit so keep dense form):
Bark showy? (yes, no):
If bark showy, describe colors and pattern (ie. corky to 5cm thick, white exfoliating brown by 3rd year, orange similar to orange winter twigs):
Stem or twig traits, if unique or showy (ie. alate/winter to 3cm deep, showy orange winter stems, thornless twigs, twigs red striped white 1st year):
if flowers dimorphic (ie. fertile and sterile, describe each separately below):
If flower bicolored or tricolored describe pattern (ie. picotee, eyezone, flecking, suffusions or tints):

If flower bicolored or tricolored describe distribution (ie. red picotee 10% surface, pink throat 10%, base color white 80%)
Flower scent, only if atypical or variable in species (ie. light fruity scent, unscented, unique strong bubblegum aroma):
Flower bud color (specify corolla, calyx, bracts, etc.)(ie. red buds open blush, white at maturity):

Flower color (corolla, main mature color, use RHS or Pantone values when known):
Flower color (corolla, fading color):
Flower color (calyx or bracts):
Flower color (pedicel/stalk):
Flower corolla lobe shape (ie. suborbicular, broadly ovate, irregularly notched and undulate, convex and elliptic-ovate):
Flower corolla shape (only if ayptical, ie. campanulate, funnelform, rhomboid):
Flower corolla length and width (diameter) (specify in, cm, mm):
Bloom period (give location, ie. July 15 to September 5, Raleigh, North Carolina):
Is it unusual for blooming earlier or sooner or young plants?:
Rebloom (under what conditions, ie. partial 5-10% fall rebloom if cut back in September after peak):
Other floral traits (ie. self-deadheading, lacks petals, incised petals, heads born well above foliage):
Petal or tepal count (only if atypical):
Inflorescence shape (ie. domed panicle, flat cyme):
Inflorescence dimensions (specify cm or in)
Can this plant be described as an dual purpose "edible-ornamental"?
If a conifer, use the "fruit" traits below to describe any ornamental female strobili (cones)
Fruit showy?:
Fruit edible?, if so describe:
Fruit shape, describe if atypical (ie. elongated ellipsoidal to narrowly ovoid while species is broadly ovoid):
Fruit color, if showy (ie. gold tinged red, green becoming blue and later black):
Fruit dimensions if showy (in, cm, length x width):
Special fruit traits (ie. fruitless, early fruit by September 15 (GA), pods showy and red):
Leaf polymorphic (2 or more distinct shapes or forms)?:
Leaf shape and type (ie. palmately 5-lobed, cordiform and unlobed, omit if typical of species):
Leaf dimensions (long x wide, average, cm):  
if you have more phyllometric data enter it here (useful for Hedera, Acer)(ie. 3-5 secondary lobes, 2.3-4.1 cm long, 1.1-1.5cm wide; 1-2 tertiary lobes, 1.1-1.3 cm long, 0.5-0.7 cm wide, tertiary lobes rarely absent in 2-4% of blades measured):
Leaf lobe count:
Leaf color (new tips, immature)(ie. showy red to orange tips becoming light olive green,finally a dark olive green):
Leaf color (above when mature)  
Leaf color (below when mature, if conifer describe stomatal banding):
Leaf color (fall):
Leaf color (winter or cold weather):
Leaf vein color (describe if contrasting, reticulate)(ie. veins distinctly silver, veins a slightly green but not showy):
Leaf petiole (special, atypical traits only)(ie. 1.0-1.6 cm long, shorter, distinctly pink to red, very showy with the gold lamina):
Is the leaf multicolored but not truly variegated (a section lacking chlorophyll)(ie. green suffused red, tinged orange with greener veins):
If variegated leaf, is it bicolored, tricolored in general, or more?:
If variegated leaf, pattern (ie. marginate, central zone/medio-picta, speckled/maculata, margino-maculata):
If speckled or maculata variegated are there tiny flecks, large spots, and big sectors?:
If marginate variegation is there a central "tree" or "leaf" shape (describe it):
If variegated leaf, chimera % of entire surface (ie. marginate 25-45% surface):
If variegated leaf, color of chimera (ie. pink becoming cream with maturity):
Leaf vestititute (hairs or trichomes, describe only if aytpical)(ie. more tomentose than species, glabrous below unlike 'Pendula'):
Leaf base type (ie. broadly cuneate, shallowly cordate to truncate):
Leaf apex type (ie. acuminate, obtuse, acute, cuspidate):
Leaf margin type (ie. crenate, incised, serrate, dentate):
Leaf margin undulates (if atypical, describe # of waves and depth per side of leaf):
If spinose marginal teeth (ie. Ilex, Osmanthus, Mahonia) describe # of teeth per side:
If spinose marginal teeth (ie. Ilex, Osmanthus, Mahonia) describe length and wide of teeth (in, mm):
If spinose marginal teeth (ie. Ilex, Osmanthus, Mahonia) describe spacing between teeth (in, cm):
If incised or cut, estimate depth of cut or lobing in %:
Any special leaf traits (more glaucous than cultivar X, thicker blade, showy red petiole):
if leaves edible, note any special chemistry (ie. 12% thymol, more potent for culinary use than 'Big Red'):
Cold hardiness (USDA number and/or degrees, if atypical and compare)(ie. USDA 4a compared 5a for 'Grandiflora Alba'):
Any special pest or disease resistance (give specific names):
Any special cultural resistance (ie. urban resistant due to higher drought tolerance and thicker leaves):
Any laboratory proven physiological improvements (ie. 26% higher photosynthetic efficiency compared to 'Viridis Nana'):
Propagation notes: (ie. roots up to 97% from softwood cuttings, best crafted on resistant 'Rootuff' understock):
Non-invasive clone (ie. triploid, fruitless, sterile seed)?:
Genetics/cytology (ie. ploidy, uniquie traits):
Has the cultivar been DNA profiled by a qualified or certified lab (if so, where on file):
International awards (ie. RHS AGM 2012, Plantarium Gold Medal 2021, Plantus Society Plant of the Year 2020):
This cultivar was bred mainly to remove certain flaws of the species other cultivars?:
Cultivar is designed to replace existing cultivar (name it)(ie. sterile 'Green Goblin' type, mildew resistant 'Red King'):
Compare and contrast to existing Cultivar A (name it):
Compare and contrast to existing Cultivar B (name it):
Compare and contrast to "species typical" of gardens:
Are any traits completely new to this species or genus (ie. first lavender-flowered clone, first genetic dwarf)?:
Is this a unique combination of two or more existing traits (ie. weeping/gold, dwarf/white-flowered, first gold-leaved dwarf with true red flowers)?:
Why is it unique and special in general?
Any quotes from evaluators (name or not) describing it ("best white-flowered clone we have tested" John Doe, Metropolis Nursery):
Internet video link for it's promotion (please do not attach video files to email):
Sales email to purchase it
(specify if wholesale only):
Informational email to discuss (if contact is invited by any reader):
Sales internet link to purchase it (specify if wholesale only):
Informative internet link with more details (including cultivar release, academic article):
Public garden or nursery where it can be seen by public (attach Google map or other link if desired):
Image link on internet:
Image for registration form (please attach up to 10MB and your copyright statement, this is OPTIONAL):
Any other information our readers might like:
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