Camellia , Adelaide , South Australia ; A Genus Of Flowering Plants In The Famil ...
Stockphoto ID: 2296554
File name: Camellia_3092.jpg
Format: digital, 3000+ pixels longest side
Property release: no Model release: no
Source: photographer Based in: Australia
Description: Camellia , Adelaide , South Australia ; a genus of flowering plants in the family Theaceae . They are native to eastern and southern Asia , from the Himalaya east to Japan and Indonesia . There are 100–250 described species , . The genus was named by Linnaeus after the Jesuit botanist Georg Joseph Kamel from Brno , who worked on the Philippines .