The tea plant is botanically classified as a related family of tea (Theaceae), to a sort Chai (Tea) and its morphological features is divided into two types: Chinese (Thea Sinensis) and Assamese (Thea Assamica).
By technology of production tea is divided into:
not soluble teas - black, green, yellow, red and Puer - which are subdivided into:
leaf (orthodox), granulated (CTC), pressed:
leaf (orthodox) tea by the size of tea leaves are divided into:
whole leaf, broken, fannings, dust
▪ Granulated tea the size of tea leaves are divided into: broken, fannings, dust
▪ Instant (soluble) teas - which are divided into:
liquid concentrates, dry powders, aglomerated and sublimated.