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Japonica is often used in naming a species. It usually pertains to a species being a native of Japan. Camellia japonica, for instance, is the binomial name of the species with red or white flowers. Japonica rice is a variety of Asian rice. Japonica is the genus of a butterfly in the subfamily Theclinae. It may also pertain to the genus of flowering bulbous perennial plants.

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