Latitude 29°N Longitude 98°E

Latitude 29°N, Longitude 98°E is where the two varieties of tea plants Camellia sinensis and Camellia assamica originated (Myanmar (Burma), Southwest China, Tibet and Northeast India).

Camellia sinensis grows best in the cool high altitude climates of China and Japan and has smaller leaves than the Camellia assamica plant, which has large broad leaves and grows best in the moist tropical climates of India and Myanmar.


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I'm a GIS Analyst (Cartographer/Geographer) with a degree in History, who loves learning about the world. Tea is my drink of choice.
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One Response to Latitude 29°N Longitude 98°E

  1. Linda says:

    Queenie, SLT
    I am so looking forward to learning so much from you and the Blooming Cup about tea. We can have tea parties via your blog site.
    Queenie

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