Camellia japonica. CAMELLIA. Coasts of Japan, S. Korea, Taiwan
Shrub, or small tree, 6 to 12 ft tall, depending on cultivar. Blooms in fall, winter, or spring depending on cultivar.
Illustration: McMinn, Howard E. and Evelyn Maino. 1951. An illustrated manual of Pacific coast trees; with lists of trees recommended for various uses on the Pacific coast by H. W. Shepherd. 2d ed. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press.
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Name derivation, genus | species After George Joseph Kamel (1661-1706), pharmacist who studies Philippines flora | JapaneseRelated material: Stanford Grounds Plant Information Sheet. List No. 11, page 4 | Rare, storied camellias to replace lawns near Memorial Church. Stanford Report March 2, 2005