Sentence Examples with the word japonica

Japonica, I to 12 ft., better known as Hoteia japonica or Spiraea japonica, thrives in peaty or sandy soil; its glossy tripinnate leaves, and feathery panicles of white flowers early in summer, are very attractive.

A form of flint corn, with variegated leaves, is grown for ornament under the name Zea japonica or Japanese striped corn.

Such a transfer has been described in various Aroids, Rohdea japonica (Liliaceae), and other plants.

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But in spiral flowers we have a different arrangement; thus the leaves of the calyx of Camellia japonica cover each other partially like tiles on a house.