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Related to japonica: Eriobotrya japonica, Pieris japonica

ja·pon·i·ca

 (jə-pŏn′ĭ-kə)
n.
2. The common cultivated camellia (Camellia japonica).

[New Latin, species name, from Japonia, Japan.]

japonica

(dʒəˈpɒnɪkə)
n
1. (Plants) Also called: Japanese quince or flowering quince a Japanese rosaceous shrub, Chaenomeles japonica, cultivated for its red flowers and yellowish fruit
2. (Plants) another name for camellia
[C19: from New Latin, feminine of japonicus Japanese, from Japonia Japan]

ca•mel•lia

(kəˈmil yə, -ˈmi li ə)

n., pl. -lias.
any of several shrubs of the genus Camellia, of the tea family, having glossy evergreen leaves and roselike flowers of white, pink, or red.
[1745–55; after German. J. Camellus (1661–1706), Jesuit missionary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.japonica - greenhouse shrub with glossy green leaves and showy fragrant rose-like flowersjaponica - greenhouse shrub with glossy green leaves and showy fragrant rose-like flowers; cultivated in many varieties
camelia, camellia - any of several shrubs or small evergreen trees having solitary white or pink or reddish flowers
2.japonica - deciduous thorny shrub native to Japan having red blossomsjaponica - deciduous thorny shrub native to Japan having red blossoms
flowering quince - Asiatic ornamental shrub with spiny branches and pink or red blossoms
Translations

japonica

[dʒəˈpɒnɪkə] Nrosal m de China, rosal m japonés

japonica

japonica

[dʒəˈpɒnɪkə] ncotogno del Giappone
References in classic literature ?
She admires a flower (pink camellia japonica, price half-a-crown), in my button-hole.
It was rather a singular one,--a brilliant scarlet geranium, and one single white japonica, with its glossy leaves.
Kerria japonica seems to vanish in the shrub border along the west side of our backyard except for a brief period in spring and during winter.
Camellia japonica are especially interesting, often producing flowers that resemble those of the anemone, peony, or even roses.
JAPONICA THESE slow-growing 3Skimmia evergreen medium-size shrubs are widely sold in autumn as they are particularly valuable in winter bedding and container displays.
Young German physician Philipp Franz von Siebold was in Japan from 1823 to 1830 and his Fauna Japonica and Flora Japonica provided the basis for substantial contributions to the fields of zoology and botany.
In Korea, abalone farmers prefer feeding abalone on macroalgae (MA), such as Undaria pinnatifida (Harvey) Suringar, 1873 or Laminaria japonica (Areschoug, 1851) over formulated feed due to perceptions that this natural diet is easier to manage.
JAPONICA RICE IN CAVITE - Researchers of Cavite State University (CvSU) in Indang have proven that Japonica rice can be grown successfully in Cavite, particularly during the dry season.
We present the first empirical evidence in aquatic Isopoda that males of Cymodoce japonica produce sound by stridulation, or the rubbing together of body parts.
Effects on the brain help Narathura japonica caterpillars recruit a corps of ant bodyguards, says chemical ecologist Masaru Hojo of Kobe University in Japan.
Japanese knotweed is a tall, hardy herbaceous perennial, also known under the scientific names Fallopia japonica and Reynoutria japonica.