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:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-Dec-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Aug-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 19 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: disease resistance for tea (hybrids with Camellia sinensis for anthranose)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of China tea (based on reduced cross compatibility with Camellia sinensis fide Jap Agric res Quat 24:112-113. 1990)

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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  3. Chen, L. et al. 2007. Genetic improvement and breeding of tea plant (Camellia sinensis) in China: from individual selection to hybridization and molecular breeding (Euphytica) 154:239-248.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  10. Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). (F Chiangsu)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Mondal, T. K. 2011. Chapter 2. Camellia (Wild Crop Rel Pl Orn) 15-39.
  13. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  14. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. (F LowYangtze)
  17. Tai Hyun Chung Illustrated encyclopedia of fauna & flora of Korea, vol. 5, Tracheophyta. (Ency Korea)
  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. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  20. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  21. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=8711. Accessed 21 May 2018.