EPPO Global Database

Camellia sinensis(CAHSI)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-03-31

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CAHSI
  • Preferred name: Camellia sinensis
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Kuntze

Notes

China. Widely cultivated in southern Asia and in Africa, and to a small extent in America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Camellia chinensis (Sims) Kuntze
Thea chinensis Sims
Thea sinensis Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
Teestrauch German
tea English
Spanish
théier French
Italian
the Dutch
chá Portuguese
tebuske Swedish