japonica definition

  • noun:
    • An ornamental shrub (Chaenomeles japonica) that's native to Japan and cultivated for its purple flowers.
    • Any of a few plants originally indigenous to Japan, but particularly a species of camelia, Camelia japonica
    • A species of Camellia (Camellia Japonica), a native of Japan, bearing stunning purple or white plants. A number of other genera have species of exactly the same name.
    • Camellia, Japonica.
    • Pyrus (Cydonia) Japonica.
    • Same as terra Japonica (catechu).
    • deciduous thorny shrub native to Japan having red blossoms
    • greenhouse shrub with shiny green leaves and showy fragrant rose-like flowers; cultivated in several types

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