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Camellia sinensis, tea plant

Botanical names: Camellia sinensis, Camellia bohea, Camellia chinensis, Camellia thea, Camellia theifera var. macrophylla, Camellia viridis, Thea latifolia, Thea longifolia, Thea sasangua, Thea stricta, Thea viridis, Theaphylla anamensis
Common names
English: tea plant, tea bush, tea tree
Spanish: planta de té
French: thé, thé vert, théier
German: Teepflanze, Tee
Active constituents: caffeine, theobromine, theophylline

Camellia sinensis, tea plant
Camellia sinensis, tea plant
illustration from Koehler's medicinal plants
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