Plant Diversity ›› 1998, Vol. 20 ›› Issue (02): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Evaluation of Camellia ptilophylla Germplasm Resource in Hunan Province

LI Xing-Hu, CHEN Qing-Yu,TANG Ming-De CHEN Xing-Yan   

  1. Tea Research Institute, Hunan Agnduaural Unitersity, Changsha 410128
  • Online:1998-04-25 Published:1998-04-25

Abstract: The Camelllia ptlophylla germplasm resouce in Hunan rovince was evaluated. It con- tained specializational chemical ingredients in general tea. The tea polyphenol content (34% ~40% ) was more than the conventional level. The comprehensive results showed the wild tea germplasm resourse should have an important special value in tea breeding for black tea varieties a s well as used immediately in tea production.

Key words: Camellia Ailophylla