Camellia Thea
Camellia Ca*mel"li*a, n. [NL., after Georg Josef Kamel, or Camelli, a Jesuit who is said to have brought it from the East.] 1. (Bot.) An Asiatic genus of small shrubs, often with shining leaves and showy flowers. {Camellia Japonica} is much cultivated for ornament, and {Camellia Sassanqua} and {Camellia oleifera} are grown in China for the oil which is pressed from their seeds. The tea plant is now referred to this genus under the name of {Camellia Thea}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Hort.) An ornamental greenhouse shrub ({Thea japonica}) with glossy evergreen leaves and roselike red or white double flowers. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Thea japonica — Camellia Ca*mel li*a, n. [NL., after Georg Josef Kamel, or Camelli, a Jesuit who is said to have brought it from the East.] 1. (Bot.) An Asiatic genus of small shrubs, often with shining leaves and showy flowers. {Camellia Japonica} is much… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Camellia — Ca*mel li*a, n. [NL., after Georg Josef Kamel, or Camelli, a Jesuit who is said to have brought it from the East.] 1. (Bot.) An Asiatic genus of small shrubs, often with shining leaves and showy flowers. {Camellia Japonica} is much cultivated for …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Camellia Japonica — Camellia Ca*mel li*a, n. [NL., after Georg Josef Kamel, or Camelli, a Jesuit who is said to have brought it from the East.] 1. (Bot.) An Asiatic genus of small shrubs, often with shining leaves and showy flowers. {Camellia Japonica} is much… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Camellia oleifera — Camellia Ca*mel li*a, n. [NL., after Georg Josef Kamel, or Camelli, a Jesuit who is said to have brought it from the East.] 1. (Bot.) An Asiatic genus of small shrubs, often with shining leaves and showy flowers. {Camellia Japonica} is much… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Camellia Sassanqua — Camellia Ca*mel li*a, n. [NL., after Georg Josef Kamel, or Camelli, a Jesuit who is said to have brought it from the East.] 1. (Bot.) An Asiatic genus of small shrubs, often with shining leaves and showy flowers. {Camellia Japonica} is much… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thea — may refer to: *, the Greek for goddess , the feminine of theos . * An alternative spelling of Theia, a figure in Greek mythology * a girl s given name, short for either Theodora or Theadora or Dorothea or Althea. * A former name for the tea plant …   Wikipedia

  • Camellia sinensis —   Planta del té Camellia sinensis …   Wikipedia Español

  • Thea (homonymie) — Cet article possède des paronymes, voir : Théia (homonymie) et Theo. Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Dans la mythologie grecqu …   Wikipédia en Français

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