Origin of camellia
Examples from the Web for camellia
I founded Camellia Network with my dear friend Isis Dallis Keigwin.Helping Children After Foster Care: Vanessa Diffenbaugh’s How I Write Interview|Noah Charney|August 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He has been able to renew and reinvent Chanel signatures, from its fabrics and shapes to emblems such as the camellia.
Then suddenly she caught sight of the Camellia, and took it up, while Amy most sincerely wished she had burnt it.It May Be True, Vol. II (of III)|Mrs. Wood
The dinner itself was a much more formal affair than usual—somehow that always seemed necessary when Camellia was one's guest.A Court of Inquiry|Grace S. Richmond
The uniform of the compagnie d'lite is as much a decoration in a salon as a camellia or a geranium.Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume II (of II)|Charles James Lever
Camellia axillaris occurs below, but I missed the Laim-planj plant.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
The Tea tree (Thea viridis) is very nearly allied to the Camellia; but there are many points of difference.Botany for Ladies|Jane Loudon
British Dictionary definitions for camellia
Word Origin for camellia
Word Origin and History for camellia
1753, named by Linnæus from Latinized form of Georg Joseph Kamel (1661-1706), Moravian-born Jesuit who described the flora of the island of Luzon.