japonica

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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