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Taxon: Camellia oleifera C. Abel

 
Genus: Camellia
Subgenus: Camellia
Section: Oleifera
Family: Theaceae
Tribe: Theeae
Nomen number: 8721
Place of publication: Narr. Journey China 174. 1818
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Apr-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 11 (6 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • tea-oil-plant  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Öltee  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • Öl-Teestrauch  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • abura-tsubaki  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • you cha  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat
  • Materials: lipids; lipids; lipids

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi (s.), Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos (n.), Myanmar (n.), Vietnam (n.)


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Chen, Y. et al. 2015. Identification of Rubisco rbcL and rbcS in Camellia oleifera and their potential as molecular markers for selection of high tea oil cultivars Front. Plant Sci. 6:189.
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  9. Mondal, T. K. 2011. Chapter 2. Camellia (Wild Crop Rel Pl Orn) 15-39.
  10. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  13. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Camellia oleifera C. Abel :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=8721. Accessed 20 November 2018.