Camellia L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 698 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Asia.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Japan, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Ethiopia, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Juan Fernández Is., Mauritius, Réunion, Seychelles, Trinidad-Tobago, Turkey

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 19, 2021 Moore, R.; Nguyen, M.H.; Nguyen, D.V.; Thanh, X.T. [RMOORE032] Vietnam K001421391 No
Mar 25, 2009 Kerr, A.F.G. [20771] Laos K000704321 Type Yes
Oct 3, 2008 Poilane, M. [20887] Vietnam K000704323 Type Yes
Dec 1, 1987 Beusekom, C.F.van,; Phengkhali, C. [175] Thailand K000704219 Holotype Yes
Sep 29, 1943 Maire, E.E. [602] China K000704295 Syntype Yes
Aug 14, 1929 Wallich, N. [s.n.] K000704306 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1915 Esquirol, J. [303] China K000380532 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1915 Forrest, G. [s.n.] China K000704276 Unknown Type Material Yes
Fortune, R. [165] China K000618862 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [37277] India K000704308 Unknown Type Material Yes
Champion, J.G. [s.n.] Hong Kong K000704287 Unknown Type Material Yes
Nguyen, T.M.H.; O'Donnell, S.A. [NTMH 0037] Vietnam K001765266 Yes
Champion, J.G. [s.n.] Hong Kong K000704286 Unknown Type Material Yes
Yang, S.X. [6181] China K001392965 Isotype No
Yang, S.X. & Ye, P.M. [6324] China K001392966 Isotype No
Baines, R.; Luke, A.; Summers, A.; Ritchie, W.; Hong, Q.B.; Nguyen, D.V.; Nguyen, K.S. [417] Vietnam K001569738 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132293 Unknown Type Material Yes
Scott, D. [Cat. no. 3668] India K001110753 Unknown Type Material Yes
Fortune, R. [18] China K000618867 Yes
Mohd. Adzwan, S.; Juhar, A.; Sin Yee, K.; Shu Xian, L. [SAN 159863] Malaysia K001635250 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3667] K001110752 Unknown Type Material Yes
Fortune, R. [s.n.] Japan K000618868 Yes
Coode, M.J.E.; et al. [6953] Brunei K:SPC-61306.000 No
K:SPC-08852.000 No
Champion [s.n.] Hong Kong K000380536 Unknown Type Material Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 976] Bangladesh K001110472 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [1976] K000704307 Unknown Type Material Yes
Fortune, R. [108] China K000618864 Yes
Forrest, G. [17686] China K000704316 Type Yes
unknown [65] Hong Kong K000380537 Unknown Type Material Yes
Fortune, R. [165] China K000618863 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] India K001132294 Unknown Type Material Yes
Fortune, R. [18] China K000618866 Yes
Champion, J.G. [s.n.] Hong Kong K000704285 Unknown Type Material Yes
Fortune, R. [108] China K000618865 Yes
Champion, J.G. [s.n.] Hong Kong K000704284 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 976] K001110473 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0