Camellia sasanqua. SASANQUA CAMELLIA. Eastern and southern Asia
small tree, 1.5 to 12 ft tall, depending on cultivar. Blooms in fall and early
winter, 1.5 to 4 inch single or double flowers, white to pink to red. Glossy,
rich-green leaves are typically 1 inch wide and long (or at least normally smaller
than those of C. japonica
include Firehouse, Humanities Center, Ventura Hall: 'Showa No Sake', GSB west
side at steps (blooming in November), new Mech. Engineering Bldg., outer southeast
Quad circle, near its center.
Illustrations (links open new windows): habit |
is a new entry, not in book.
Name derivation, genus | species After George Joseph Kamel (1661-1706), pharmacist who studies Philippines flora | the Japanese name
: Stanford Grounds Plant Information Sheet. List No.
11, page 5 | Rare,
storied camellias to replace lawns near Memorial Church
. Stanford Report
March 2, 2005.
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