- Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe, vol. 4
- Van Houtte, Louis (under the direction of)
- Ghent: Louis van Houtte, 1848
Camellia japonica is a flowering tree, or shrub, in the family Theaceae. It is native to Asia, but grown as a decorative garden plant throughout the world. The Countess of Orkney cultivar grows to reach about ten feet in height and bears round white flowers with pink stripes.