The classification of tea is a complex task; from different angles have different classifications.
According to the color of tea can be divided into green tea, black tea, white tea, yellow tea, oolong and dark tea. According to the degree of fermentation of tea can be divided into non-fermented tea, semi-fermented tea and fully fermented tea. According to the degree of withering of tea can be divided into non-withering tea and withering tea. According to smoked flower types of tea can be divided into scented tea and non-scented tea. According to the season can be divided into spring tea, summer tea, autumn tea and winter teas. According to the growth environment is divided into plains tea, mountains tea and hills tea. From the perspective of health and beauty, tea can be divided into weight loss tea, beauty tea, and herbal tea. In accordance with the caffeine content can be divided into decaffeinated tea and light caffeinated tea. In accordance with the packaging can be divided into loose tea, instant tea, tea bags, compressed tea and canned tea.
Some points by country: Chinese tea, Japanese tea, the U.S. tea, English tea, organic tea, South Africa, Sri Lanka tea, Thai tea, Mongolian tea.