What are Camellia sinensis?

  • (noun): A tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves.
    Synonyms: tea

Some articles on camellia, camellia sinensis:

Introductions By Robert Fortune
... Bean Shrub Calystegia hederacea 'Flore Pleno' 1844 Convolvulus, double Bretschneider Shrub Camellia 'Cup of Beauty' 1854 Camellia Bretschneider Shrub Camellia 'Princess. 1860 Japanese Camellia Gorer Shrub Camellia sasanqua var ... anemoniflora 1850 Japanese Camellia Bretschneider Shrub Camellia sinensis - to India Tea Plant Shrub Campanula grandiflora Campanula NTS D Donald Shrub Caryopteris ...
Camellia Sinensis
... Camellia sinensis is the species of plant whose leaves and leaf buds are used to produce the popular beverage tea ... It is of the genus Camellia (Chinese 茶花 pinyin Cháhuā, literally "tea flower"), a genus of flowering plants in the family Theaceae ... Kukicha (twig tea) is also harvested from Camellia sinensis, but uses twigs and stems rather than leaves ...
Chrysiridia Rhipheus - Behaviour - Nectar Sources
... Nectar sources include the flowers of Terminalia catappa (Indian almond) Camellia sinensis (tea plant) Eriobotrya japonica (loquat) Eucalyptus spp ... Mangifera indica (common mango tree) All these flowers are white, with the exception of Camellia sinensis which has a yellow centre, and all either have ... inflorescence Mango (Mangifera sp.) inflorescence Tea (Camellia sinensis) flower ...