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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.
Accessions: 11 (6 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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 Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng (s.), Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Hainan Sheng]

    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. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  9. Mondal, T. K. 2011. Chapter 2. Camellia. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, plantation and ornamental crops 15-39.
  10. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  12. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  13. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand. Note: = Camellia oleifera var. confusa
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

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. 2019. 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 July 2019.