Oolong ( //; simplified Chinese: 乌龙; traditional Chinese: 烏龍 (wūlóng, "black dragon") is a traditional semi-oxidized Chinese tea (Camellia sinensis) produced through a process including withering the plant under strong sun.
Oolong is especially popular in south China.
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- Zhongguo Chajing pp. 222–234, 271–282, 419–412,[needs to be explained] chief editor: Chen Zhongmao, publisher: Shanghai Wenhua Chubanshe (Shanghai Cultural Publishers) 1991.
- Oolong: origin, legend, production and types
- Joseph Needham, Science and Civilization in China, vol. 6, Cambridge University Press, 2000, part V, (f) Tea Processing and Use, pp. 535–550 "Origin and processing of oolong tea".
- Donaldson, Babette (1 January 2014). The Everything Healthy Tea Book: Discover the Healing Benefits of Tea. F+W Media. ISBN 9781440574597. Archived from the original on 29 June 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2020.