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japonica

(jəpŏn`əkə): see quincequince,
shrub or small tree of the Asian genera Chaenomeles and Cydonia of the family Rosaceae (rose family). The common quince (Cydonia oblonga) is a spineless tree with edible fruits cultivated from ancient times in Asia and in the Mediterranean area,
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; camelliacamellia
[for G. J. Kamel, a Moravian Jesuit missionary], any plant of the genus Camellia in the tea family, evergreen shrubs or small trees native to Asia but now cultivated extensively in warm climates and in greenhouses for their showy white, red, or variegated
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japonica

1. a Japanese rosaceous shrub, Chaenomeles japonica, cultivated for its red flowers and yellowish fruit
2. another name for the camellia
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Five-petaled, bright golden-yellow flowers bring Kerria japonica out of hiding for several weeks in spring.
Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' is a widely sold male with bright red flower buds.
The four extruded diets, dry Undaria pinnatifida, and Laminaria japonica were placed in separate 70-1 plastic rectangular containers (120 cm x 36 cm) without abalone in duplicate.
Specimens of Cymodoce japonica were collected from the shells of dead barnacles and hanging fishery baskets sunken under the pier near the Oki Marine Biological Station, Dogo (one of the Oki Islands), on the Sea of Japan (36[degrees]10'40" N, 133[degrees]16'38" E).
Caption: Neglecting their colony tasks, ants hang around--and defend--a Narathura japonica caterpillar that oozes droplets spiked with substances that alter ant brain chemistry.
Two sets of introgression lines (ILs) were developed from a cross between MH63 an indica variety and 02428 a japonica variety.
Japonica and IR-28 produced higher paddy yields than NERICA-4 (5.
And if the shaded area boasts moist or damp soil, choose fatsia japonica, prunus laurocerasus, skimmia japonica, Bergenia or Pachysandra terminalis.
japonica 'Foremanii' (female) with 'Rubella' (male), which has a lovely floral fragrance.