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Linnaean Name: Camellia japonica Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 2 : 698 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Japonia, China."
Generitype of: Camellia Linnaeus
Type: Lectotype : "Tsubaki" in Kaempfer, Amoen. Exot. Fasc., 850, 851, 1712
Voucher: Herb. Sloane 211: 23 (BM-SL)
Designated by: Bartholomew in Jarvis & al. (ed.), Regnum Veg. 127 : 29 (1993)
Current Name: Camellia japonica L.
Current Family: Theaceae
Comments: Jarvis (in Symb. Bot. Upsal. 33(3): 29, f. 4. 2005) reproduces an image of the Kaempfer lectotype engraving.
Record last updated: 03/08/2006