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"Parks' Yellow Tea-scented China - in commerce as" rose References
Magazine  (Sep 2020)  Page(s) 33. Vol 42, No. 3.  
Wal Johnston, Who Decides? 
.....not to mention those roses, “sold in Australia as” or that have been widely accepted as a particular name even though it is known that they cannot match the original description – e.g. Parks’ Yellow Tea-scented China.

Ed: the original Parks’ Yellow was a repeat-flowering bush. There is speculation that “Not Parks’ Yellow” (a rampant spring-flowering climber) may be Fée Opale, Opal Fairy, (Fortune’s Double Yellow x a Tea, before 1899
Magazine  (2019)  Page(s) 51. Vol 41, No. 1.  
Margaret Furness.  Tea, Noisette and China Mislabels in Australia.
The spring-flowering monster in commerce everywhere as Parks’ Yellow is incorrect (it should be a repeat-flowering bush). Better to call it “Not Parks’ Yellow”. It may be Fée Opale, a seedling of Fortune’s Double Yellow, before 1899.
Article (magazine)  (2009)  Page(s) 30.  
'Parks' Yellow Tea-scented China'   Source RJBM [Réal Jardin Botanico Madrid] Chromosome Number 28
Article (magazine)  (2007)  Page(s) 404.  
Table 1. Comparison of key volatile components in representative cultivated Chinese roses and species. [adsorption volume by Solid Phase Microextraction (peak area, x10')]
DMMB: 1,3-dimethoxy-5-methylbenzene
TMB: 1,3,5-trimethoxybenzene

'Park's Yellow Tea-Scented China'
Geraniol 0.33
Dihydro-beta-ionone 0.25
DMMB 17.1
TMB 4.11
Book  (2003)  Page(s) 70.  
'Parks' Yellow'
Book  (1997)  Page(s) 487-488.  
Parks' Yellow: "Said to be the original Tea rose, I believe I have this rose, but sadly have no recollection or record of whence or from whom it came. Perhaps a reader will remember and remind me to acknowledge."
Website/Catalog  (1985)  Page(s) 35.  

Parks Yellow* Tea-scented China. (R. X oderata ochroleuca). The original Tea Rose.  Pale yellow, double flowers.  1824.  (R) 6 x 4’.

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