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L Camellia sinensis var. assamica (J.W.Mast.) Kitam. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze in the genus Camellia (family Theaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 14: 59 1950.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Camellia assamica (Mast.) H.T.Chang Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Camellia assamica var. kucha Hung T. Chang & H.S.Wang Synonym L TRO
Camellia dishiensis F.C.Zhang, X.Y.Chen & G.B.Chen Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Camellia multisepala Hung T. Chang & Y.J. Tang Synonym M TRO
Camellia polyneura Hung T. Chang & Y.J. Tang Synonym M TRO
Camellia scottiana Choisy Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Camellia theifera Griff. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Thea assamica J.W. Mast. Synonym M TRO
Thea chinensis var. assamica (J.W. Mast.) Pierre Synonym L TRO
Thea viridis var. assamica (J.W. Mast.) Choisy Synonym L TRO

The species Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze has a further 31 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2694881.

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