All Different Types of Tea, All from the Same Plant

t’s amazing what one plant is capable of! Many people wonder about the variations of tea and ask “is the difference between tea just different plants used?” While it’s not such a silly question to ask, the answer is no; all types of tea come from the same species of plant!

Camellia Sinensis var. Sinensis

Camellia Sinensis, an evergreen shrub species, is a plant whose leaves and buds are used to make the varying types of tea. The genus, Camellia, translates in Latin to “tea flower” and the latter of its name, Sinensis, translates to “from China.” Native to east and southeast Asia, the plant thrives in tropical to subtropical climate conditions and typically at high elevation. However, Camellia sinensis is such a capable plant that it’s grown all over the world.     For more please read from original  blog 

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