Cinnamomum

Cinnamomum
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Cinnamomum camphora
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Magnoliids
Order: Laurales
Family: Lauraceae
Genus: Cinnamomum
Schaeff.
Species

See text.

Synonyms
Cinnamomum tamala, young leaves, Kerala, India

Cinnamomum is a genus of evergreen aromatic trees and shrubs belonging to the laurel family, Lauraceae. The species of Cinnamomum have aromatic oils in their leaves and bark. The genus contains over 300 species, distributed in tropical and subtropical regions of North America, Central America, South America, Asia, Oceania, and Australasia. The genus includes a great number of economically important trees.

Habitat

This genus is present in Himalayas and other mountain areas and is present in tropical and subtropical montane rainforest, in the weed-tree forests, in valleys, and mixed forests of coniferous and deciduous broad-leaved trees, from southern China, India, and Southeast Asia. Some species, such as Cinnamomum camphora, tolerate drought.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Cinnamomum
العربية: دارصيني
azərbaycanca: Darçın ağacı
català: Cinnamomum
Cebuano: Cinnamomum
čeština: Skořicovník
Deutsch: Cinnamomum
eesti: Kaneelipuu
Ελληνικά: Κιννάμωμον
español: Cinnamomum
Esperanto: Cinamomo
euskara: Cinnamomum
français: Cinnamomum
galego: Cinnamomum
한국어: 녹나무속
Հայերեն: Դարչնածառ
hornjoserbsce: Kafrowc
hrvatski: Kamforovac
Bahasa Indonesia: Cinnamomum
italiano: Cinnamomum
עברית: קינמון
ქართული: დარიჩინის ხე
Kurdî: Darçîn
Latina: Cinnamomum
magyar: Cinnamomum
македонски: Циметово дрво
Bahasa Melayu: Pokok Medang
မြန်မာဘာသာ: နလင်ကျော်
日本語: ニッケイ属
Nordfriisk: Kaneelen
polski: Cynamonowiec
português: Cinnamomum
русский: Коричник
Scots: Cinnamomum
Simple English: Cinnamomum
ślůnski: Skůrzica
suomi: Kanelipuut
svenska: Kanelsläktet
українська: Коричник
Tiếng Việt: Chi Quế
West-Vlams: Cinnamomum
Winaray: Cinnamomum
中文: 樟属