Eyebrow tea

These seeds are from a collection of specimens and photos chiefly concerned with economic botany belonging to J R Jackson of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. As the name ‘eyebrow tea’ suggests the leaves are used to make tea.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
73/1921/4/PRIORIS
Collection Class
Plants
Collector Excavator
ex coll ARR Jackson
Common Name
eyebrow tea
Simple Name
fruit
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914)

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THEACEAE: Camellia sinensis: eyebrow tea