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    15 Sep 2023   79 News

    山茶属(Camellia)隶属于杜鹃花目山茶科(Theaceae),为山茶科的模式属,同时也是山茶科中最大的属,主要分布在东亚及东南亚地区。山茶属含有众多重要经济林木树种,如茶(C. sinensis)是天然保健饮料之一茶叶的原材料,油茶(C. oleifera)被称为世界四大木本油料植物之一,山茶(C. japonica)则是著名的观赏花卉。由于…[more]

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    14 Sep 2023   85 News

    A new paper "Phylotranscriptomic analyses reveal deep gene tree discordance in Camellia (Theaceae) " was recently published by Dr. Qiong Zhang et al. from Kunming Institute of Botany, CAS in Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 188 (2023) 107912, for detail information, please visit:…[more]

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    24 Aug 2023   313 News

    Today I was so sad to learn that Mr. Bruce Bartholomew, longtime curator in the California Academy of Sciences herbarium and noted expert on the flora of China, had passed away yesterday. He fell down a flight of stairs and hit his head. By the time his wife found him he was rushed to the hospital bu…[more]

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    28 Jul 2023   292 News

    A very new Vienamese Camellia was recently published in Kew Bulletin, with the title "Camellia hiepii (Theaceae), a new species from the Central Highlands of Vietnam' in 19 July 2023. please visit for more detail.Summary: A new species of C…[more]

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    4 Apr 2023   776 News

    中文报道见:昆明植物所在国际山茶大会上取得佳绩 (The report in Chinese)ICS President's Medal has been awarded to Prof. Zhonglang WangOn March 25-29, the 32nd International Camellia Congress was held in Verbania, Italy, Prof. Zhonglang Wang, of Kunming Botanical Garden, Kunming Institute of Botany, Ch…[more]

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    7 Mar 2023   496 News

    To National Registrars of New Camellia CultivarsI have been appointedInternational Camellia Registrarsince 2015, by theInternational Camellia Society, which has designated resposibility from the International Commission for the Nomenclature of Cultivated Plants for publication of valid and accepted n…[more]

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    6 Mar 2023   326 News

    Timeline of the International Camellia Register1958-1962Dr. Ralph Philbrick prepares an International Checklist of Camellias at the Bailey Hortorum of Cornell University, USA, funded by a substantial grant from the Longwood Garden Foundation.He is assisted by an Advisory Panel of leading researchers …[more]