Definition of japonica in English:
1 Another term for common camellia (see camellia).
- Hundred year old specimens of Camellia japonica regularly top 20 or 30 feet in height in favoured Cornish gardens.
- Acidic, basic and neutral methanol extract fractions of Camellia japonica inhibited the growth of food borne pathogens in microbiological media and food6.
early 19th century: modern Latin, feminine of japonicus 'Japanese'.
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