Camellia sinensis

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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