Fried egg plant
Polyspora yunnanensis Hu ; Gordonia yunnanensis
Vascular – Exotic
Dicotyledonous Trees & Shrubs
Woody shrub. Seed is produced; seedlings found close to flowering shrubs
Yunnan Province, China
Reason for introduction
camellia: Named by Linnaeus after Georg Josef Kamel (21 April 1661 – 2 May 1706), 17th century Moravian Jesuit missionary and botanist who worked in the Phiippines.
Fact sheet prepared for NZPCN by by Colin Ogle 6 March 2014.