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.
Collection Class
Collector Excavator
ex coll ARR Jackson
Common Name
eyebrow tea
Simple Name
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914)

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THEACEAE: Camellia sinensis: eyebrow tea