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Camellia japonica
(camellia)

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Camellia japonica (camellia)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 25 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Camellia japonica
  • Preferred Common Name
  • camellia
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Agroforestry
  • Lipids
  • Ornamental
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Camellia japonica L.

Preferred Common Name

  • camellia

International Common Names

  • French: camélia du Japon

Local Common Names

  • Germany: kamelie
  • Italy: camelia comune

EPPO code

  • CAHJA (Camellia japonica)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Theales
  •                         Family: Theaceae
  •                             Genus: Camellia
  •                                 Species: Camellia japonica

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Calacarus carinatus (purple tea mite); Caloptilia theivora (tea leaf roller); Camellia yellow mottle virus; Ciborinia camelliae (flower blight); Euproctis pseudoconspersa (tea tussock moth); Haplochrois theae; Meloidogyne camelliae

Minor host of:

Acaphylla theae (pink tea rust mite); Amblypelta lutescens (banana spotting bug); Armillaria tabescens (armillaria root rot); Berkeleyomyces basicola (black root rot); Ceroplastes japonicus (tortoise wax scale); Dialeurodes citri (citrus whitefly); Gnomonia comari (stem-end rot); Metcalfa pruinosa (frosted moth-bug); Otiorhynchus armadillo (armadillo weevil); Otiorhynchus salicicola; Otiorhynchus sulcatus (vine weevil); Phytophthora cinnamomi (Phytophthora dieback); Phytophthora ramorum (Sudden Oak Death (SOD)); Polyphagotarsonemus latus (broad mite); Pratylenchus penetrans (nematode, northern root lesion); Pseudaonidia duplex (camphor, scale); Spodoptera eridania (southern armyworm); Trichodorus (stubby root nematodes)

Wild host of:

Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Tylenchorhynchus claytoni (stunt nematode)

Host of (source - data mining):

Aleurotrachelus camelliae; Andraca bipunctata; Bemisia tabaci (tobacco whitefly); Epiphyas postvittana (light brown apple moth); Fiorinia theae (camellia, scale); Lepidosaphes camelliae (camellia oystershell, scale); Pestalotia photiniae; Pestalotiopsis camelliae; Phellinus noxius (brown tea root disease); Scirtothrips dorsalis (chilli thrips); Thrips flavus (honeysuckle thrips); Trichoferus campestris

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Agroforestry

General

  • Ornamental

Materials

  • Lipids