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Camellia sinensis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Camellia sinensis
Tree Number(s)
B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.341.998.500.500
Unique ID
D028241
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028241
Annotation
for the beverage, use TEA
Scope Note
Camellia sinensis L. (formerly Thea sinensis) is an evergreen Asiatic shrub of the THEACEAE family. The infusion of leaves of this plant is used as Oriental TEA which contains CAFFEINE; THEOPHYLLINE; and epigallocatechin gallate.
Entry Term(s)
Thea sinensis
Registry Number
txid4442
Previous Indexing
Theales (1999-2001)
See Also
Tea
Public MeSH Note
2002; see TEA 1999-2001
History Note
2002; use TEA 1999-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Camellia sinensis Preferred
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