Camellia and Sasanqua.

The camellia and the sasanqua are sometimes difficult to distinguish.
They look like very well, because both of them belong to the same department.
One of the remarkable differences among them seems to be their stamens.

Stamen of Camellia japonica

Stamen of Camellia sasanqua

The stamen of sasanqua extend from the bottom,
but the stamen of camellia are settled together at the bottom.
Though it might not be important for appreciating flowers,
I have to be anxious for drawing botanical painting.

took on February 2008
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