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Taxon: Camellia japonica L.

 
Genus: Camellia
Subgenus: Camellia
Section: Camellia
Family: Theaceae
Tribe: Theeae
Nomen number: 8711
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:698. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358719
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-Dec-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 122 (19 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea, South


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  6. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  9. Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2. 1977-1982. Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu).
  10. Li, J.-B. et al. 2008. Anthocyanins from the red flowers of Camellia saluenensis Stapf ex Bean. J. Jap. Soc. Hort. Sci. 77:75-79. Note: this study cited the use of Camellia saluenensis for interspecies hybridization with ornamental C. japonica
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Mondal, T. K. 2011. Chapter 2. Camellia. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, plantation and ornamental crops 15-39.
  13. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  17. Tai Hyun Chung. 1965. Illustrated encyclopedia of fauna & flora of Korea, vol. 5, Tracheophyta.
  18. Takeda, Y. 1990. Cross compatibility of tea (Camellia sinensis) and its allied species in the genus Camellia. Jap. Agric. Res. Quart. 24:111-116.
  19. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  20. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  21. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Camellia japonica L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?8711. Accessed 18 September 2019.