Cambodia’s Lotus Tea

Magnificent temple complexes, some nearly engulfed by huge trees, captivate. This is Cambodia,¬†once part of the China-India-Southeast Asia trade route. It is also home to a Cambodian subspecies of tea, Camellia assamica subspecies lasiocalyx, although an article published in 2016 maintains it is more accurately a variety and not a subspecies. Either way, lasiocalyx¬†grows as … Continue reading Cambodia’s Lotus Tea