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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.
Las formas japonicas se domesticaron en alguna parte del Sur de China, dispersandose hacia el norte conformando las formas de tipo templado, y otras se extendieron hacia el Sur de Asia y al oeste de Africa generando los tipos tropicales, tambien llamados arroces jabanicos (Vaughan et al.
Inicialmente, la mayoria de los trabajos se realizaron con variedades japonicas, y posteriormente se dio con variedades indicas, esto debido a que desde un principio los cultivares pertenecientes a esta subespecie mostraron ser de dificil manejo y poca respuesta al cultivo de tejidos, hasta el punto de ser llamados recalcitrantes (Tyagi y Mohanty, 2000; Cocking, 2000)
A FEW months ago, I bought a couple of Skimmia japonicas to add colourful berries to my autumn displays.
Long-grain cultivars in the USA are tropical japonicas while short- and medium-grain cultivars are temperate japonica (Mackill, 1995).
However, in insecticide-treated versus untreated plots, only two of the nine indicas, indica-3 and-9 benefited from insecticide treatment while all three japonicas benefited from treatment.
Sasanqua camellias generally have flat, single-tiered or semi-double flowers and small leaves whereas japonicas have rose-like, multilayered flowers and larger leaves.
The hybrids of Camellia x williamsii offer a number of advantages over the Japonicas.
Generally, Valley gardeners will find two kinds of camellias in local nurseries: japonicas, the medium-size, ruffly flowers on glossy-green shrubs that most people envision when they think of camellias, and sasanquas, tough, tall plants with delicate, single flowers whose petals fall like snow when they're spent.
The japonica subspecies is composed of two groups, the temperate japonicas and the tropical japonicas (sometimes referred to as javanicas).
Tropical japonicas, while not normally grown in temperate areas, also have been shown to possess cold tolerance (Salahuddin and Vergara, 1974; Chuong and Omura, 1980; Glaszmann et al.