The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "The name 'Haku Chu Man' was
applied to the white-centered form of 'Kabitan' many years ago
Japan... The American Hosta Society registered the name 'Haku-chu-han'
in 1986... Watanabe (1985, p. 90), though, noted that the name 'Haku
Chu Han' was incorrect...'Shiro
Kabitan' is the correct name for the white centered sport of
An article about
H. 'Haku-chu-han' by Warren I. Pollock in
The Hosta Journal (1985 Vol. 16) states that, "This
Japanese name translates to "Half of leaf white in the center."..."