EPPO Global Database

Camellia sinensis(CAHSI)

Last modification: 2002-03-31

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


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
théier French
the Dutch
chá Portuguese
камелия китайская Russian
чай китайский Russian
чайное дерево Russian
чайный куст Russian
tebuske Swedish
чай китайський Ukrainian