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flowers and leaves of Schima wallichii
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Theaceae
Genus: Schima
Reinw. ex Blume (1823)

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Schima is a genus of evergreen trees belonging to the tea family, Theaceae.[1]

The genus inhabits warm temperate to subtropical climates across southern and southeastern Asia, from the eastern Himalaya of Nepal and eastern India across Indochina, southern China, Taiwan, and the Ryukyu Islands. There are about 20 species, including six species endemic to China.[1]

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Species (unresolved)[edit]


  1. ^ a b Tianlu Min & Bruce Bartholomew. "Schima". Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Retrieved 16 June 2012.