Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
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SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
SYNONYMOUS WITH Linnaeus
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Terry Holdsclaw tdh_camellia_sinensis
August Sri Lanka
This photo was taken at a tea plantation in Sri Lanka.
Habitat: Cultivated in plantations and as a horticultural novelty, rarely escaped, per Weakley's Flora
Rare or waifs
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Numerous stamens, adnate to the petals
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