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Camellia sinensis

Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze

tea plant

Cultivar(s): Rosea

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: CASI16
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Camellia sinensis
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Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2020-01-01

CULTIVAR INDEX

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1225 Rosea View

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: CAMEL2
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Camellia
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: Camellia
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of about 100-300 species, shrubs and trees, of se. Asia.
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GENUS REFERENCES: Stevens, Dressler, & Weitzman in Kubitzki (2004).

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: THEACE
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Theaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: D. Don 1825
FAMILY COMMON: Tea Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: With a more circumscribed definition (excluding Pentaphylacaceae), a family of about 9 genera and 450 species, trees and shrubs, of primarily tropical and subtropical regions of the Old and New Worlds.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Prince in FNA (2009); Prince & Parks (2001); Stevens, Dressler, & Weitzman in Kubitzki (2004).

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub, Tree

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NATIVE RANGE: India, Thailand & China

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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
1029 1985-0730 View
1248 1986-1020 View
6846 1998-0052 View
6990 1998-0204 View
7312 2000-0049 2000-02-21 View
7317 2000-0054 2000-02-21 View
8689 2006-0341 2006-10-26 View



GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
1908 1029 177 NCBG staff 1967-12-31 View
2158 1248 94 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
9708 6846 160 NCBG staff 1997-10-23 View
9864 6990 8 NCBG staff 1997-06-26 View
10281 7312 94 NCBG staff 1999-12-01 View
10286 7317 94 NCBG staff 1999-12-01 View
11911 8689 94 NCBG staff 2006-10-26 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: CASI16
USDA Common Name: Tea
Native Status: L48 (I)
Distribution: USA (FL, GA, NC, SC)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree, Shrub

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Camellia sinensis
COMMON NAME: Tea
SYNONYMY: [= K; = Thea sinensis Linnaeus]
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HABITAT: Cultivated in plantations and as a horticultural novelty, rarely escaped; native to China.
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RANGE MAP: Camellia sinensis.png

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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Theaceae D. Don 1825 (Tea Family)
SUMMARY: With a more circumscribed definition (excluding Pentaphylacaceae), a family of about 9 genera and 450 species, trees and shrubs, of primarily tropical and subtropical regions of the Old and New Worlds.
REFERENCE: Prince in FNA (2009); Prince & Parks (2001); Stevens, Dressler, & Weitzman in Kubitzki (2004).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Camellia L. (Camellia)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 100-300 species, shrubs and trees, of se. Asia.
REFERENCE: Stevens, Dressler, & Weitzman in Kubitzki (2004).

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Camellia sinensis in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Camellia sinensis in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Camellia sinensis in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Camellia sinensis in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Camellia sinensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Camellia sinensis

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