Camellia trichoclada (Rehder) S.S.Chien (Theaceae):A Newly Recorded Shrub in Taiwan
Authors：Sheng-Zehn Yang, Ho-Ming Chang, Chien-Fan Chen, Mong-Huai Su
Key words：Camellia trichoclada, flora of Taiwan, Theaceae, Theopsis.
We report on a newly recorded shrub, Camellia trichoclada (Rehder) S.S.Chien, section Theopsis,
genus Camellia, family Theaceae, from a mountainous area near Chinshuiying, southern
Taiwan. It is morphologically related to C. transarisanensis (Hayata) Cohen-Stuart and C. transnokoensis
(Hayata) Cohen-Stuart, but has markedly smaller leaves and a rounded to acute leaf base.
In this article, a description, line drawing, photos, and key to the Taiwanese species of the section
Theopsis are provided.