Name: Camellia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Camellia

  • Meaning:
    The Camellia flower
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  • Pronunciation:
    (ka MEEL ya); (ka MEE lee uh)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Camellia)
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Miscellaneous Info for Camellia

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The camellia gets its name from botanist Georg Kamel. Its large red, white or pink blossoms resemble roses. The Chinese camellia is the plant from which tea leaves are harvested.

    La Dame aux Camťlias (The Lady of the Camellias), by Alexandre Dumas, fils, was the inspiration for Verdi's opera "La Traviata."

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