EPPO Global Database

Camellia sinensis var. assamica(CAHAS)

Code created in: 2013-10-09

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CAHAS
  • Preferred name: Camellia sinensis var. assamica
  • Authority: (Masters) Kitamura


Himalayas, Indochina, China. Introduced in Bangladesh, India (Assam). Var. assamica has larger and broader leaves, and is taller, than var. sinensis (q.v.)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Camellia assamica (Masters) Chang
Thea assamica Masters

Common names
Name Language
Assam hybrid tea English
chazeiro-de-assam Portuguese
pǔ ěr chá Chinese
普洱茶 Chinese