Camellia sinensis

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Related to Camelia sinensis: Camellia japonica
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Noun1.Camellia sinensis - a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and IndiaCamellia sinensis - a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves; "tea has fragrant white flowers"
tea leaf, tea - dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea; "the store shelves held many different kinds of tea"; "they threw the tea into Boston harbor"
genus Camellia - tropical Asiatic evergreen shrubs or small trees
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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White tea (WT) is very similar to green tea (GT) but it is exceptionally prepared only from the buds and young tea leaves of Camelia sinensis plant while GT is prepared from the matured tea leaves.
Next year Keith and Kathryn Selfe are planting half an acre of Camelia sinensis tea trees at Carreglefn Nurseries, near Amlwch.