Assam tea is a black tea named after the region of its production, Assam, in India. Assam tea is manufactured specifically from the plant Camellia Sinensis. This tea, most of which is grown at or near sea level, is known for its body, briskness, malty flavour, and strong, bright colour. Assam teas, or blends containing Assam, are often sold as "Breakfast" teas. For instance, Irish Breakfast, a maltier and stronger Breakfast Tea, consists of small-sized Assam tea leaves.