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Camellia
Family Theaceae
Name Camellia Spp.
Etymology
Camellia Named after Georg Josef Kamel, 17th century Moravian Jesuit missionary.

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Camellia japonica hybrids
Camellia sinensis
  See also:  Food plants, Trees & shrubs

A genus of shruby plants of which a number of ornamental shrubs belong. It also contains an important food crop plant, tea (Camellia sinensis).

 Camellia japonica hybrids


Unnamed seedling - Flower
Name Camellia japonica
Common Name Camellia
Etymology
japonica From Japan (Latinised).



Unnamed seedling - Bud

Julie Felix

 Camellia sinensis

Name Camellia sinensis
Common Name Tea
Etymology
sinensis From China (Latinised).

The leaf tips of this camellia, when dried fresh is green tea, and when fermented, is red tea. A subspecies, assamica provides the leaves for Ceylon tea.




To the right of the flower is a green camellia fruit.


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