Theaceae /θˈs/ is a faimily o flouering plants, componed o shrubs an trees, includin the camellias. Some botanists include the faimily Ternstroemiaceae within Theaceae.[2][3] It can be describit as havin onywhaur frae 7-40 genera, dependin on the soorce an the method o circumscription uised.


  1. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) entry for Camelliaceae
  2. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Vascular Plant Families and Genera: Theaceae Archived 1997-01-02 at the Wayback Machine
  3. Watson, L., & Dallwitz, M. J. (1992 onwards). The families of flowering plants. Theaceae