Tea as Camellia Sinensis:  Sinensis vs. Assamica
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Tea as Camellia Sinensis: Sinensis vs. Assamica

Although the tea plant is an ancient plant with a long history, the confusion of the nomenclature has continued for almost two centuries. As early as 1753, Linnaneus described the tea plant as Thea Sinensis, and it was modified to Camellia Sinensis in August of the same year. Since then, the genus name of Thea and…