The golden camellia which is one of the first class national protected plants belongs to Theaceae family.The Theaceae family also includes tea, camellia, Camellia semiserrata Chi, Camellia oleifera Abel and Camellia sasanqua Thunb.Golden camellia has golden flowers which are gorgeous,eye-catching, crystal as well as smooth, giving the sense of half translucent.The golden camellia develops solitarily in the leaf axils. The flowers of golden camellia are beautiful and elegant.What's more,the flowers have many different shapes, like cup, pot or bowl.People have never seen the golden camellia before until Chinese scientis found it in Nanning, Guangxi in 1960 for the first time. Since then, this kind of camellia is named as golden camellia. It is even called "Oriental Magic Tea " in abroad. It is known as " Panda of the plant kingdom ", "Queen of the tea family”.