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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 ?
It was rather a singular one,--a brilliant scarlet geranium, and one single white japonica, with its glossy leaves.
She admires a flower (pink camellia japonica, price half-a-crown), in my button-hole.
10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Japonica Partners will officially announce its support for a 5-star finance minister for Greece on a Tuesday 15 September 2015 teleconference.
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.
The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica Newman) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) is an invasive species that currently covers most of the eastern United States (NAPIS 2015).
Our previous results elucidated that the leaves of Eriobotrya japonica possessed the potential to suppress ovariectomy-induced bone mineral density deterioration, and ursolic acid, the major bioactive component in these leaves, suppressed the osteoclast differentiation.
The clam Panopea japonica from Japan and South Korea has been variously considered as a synonym species of P.
We ditched the ground beef for chicken, replaced the flavorless white rice with the more robust japonica, a colorful Japanese variety.
SHADE-LOVING PLANTS There are plants that prefer to be in the shade, such as mahonia aquifolium, fatsia japonica and spotted laurel.
Skimmia japonica is compact and ideal for containers, producing dense clusters of scented white or pink-tinted spring flowers opening from red buds and, on female plants, red fruits which last all winter, but you will need to plant male and female together to enjoy fruit.
Japonica cited political tensions within the Greek governing coalition, a potential Greek budget gap of over 3 billion euros, and lower-than-expected revenues from privatization efforts as key factors in modifying its offer.