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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.
Buy one Spiraea japonica Shirobana for PS6.49 or order two for PS12.98 and receive a further one FREE.
Japanese spotted fever, a tickborne disease caused by Rickettsia japonica, has been reported in Japan, Korea, and China (1-3).
pharaonis using next-generation sequencing and investigated cross-amplification in closely related species, including Sepia lycidas, Sepia esculenta and Sepiella japonica.
The geoduck which is Panopea japonica species inhabits a large region from the East Korean Gulf to Peter the Great Bay.
[USPRwire, Tue Oct 09 2018] Sophora japonica extracts extract (also known as Huai Hua Mi) is obtained from the flowers and buds of a popular species of tree that is native to Eastern Asia and found predominantly in Eastern China and Japan.
Summary: In this paper, an environmentally friendly method, polyethylene glycol (PEG) -based enzyme-assisted ultrasonic extraction (EAUE) was employed in chlorogenic acid (CGA) extraction from Lonicerae japonica leaves.
A Vietnamese company has won a bid to export 60,000 tons of Japonica brown rice to South Korea, defeating competition from rivals of China, Thailand and Australia.
PIERIS JAPONICA 'PASSION' PIERIS is an ever-popular spring shrub, the most widely planted being 'Forest Flame' with its red juvenile foliage and white flowers.
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.