Taxon: Cinnamomum tamala (Buch.-Ham.) T. Nees & Eberm.

 
Genus: Cinnamomum
Family: Lauraceae
Nomen number: 400140
Place of publication: Handb. med.-pharm. Bot. 2:426. 1831
Name Verified on: 05-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Oct-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide L Edible Pl)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Yunnan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal

References:

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa Flora of Himachal Pradesh. 1984 (F Himachal)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Werner, W. L. & T. Santisuk 1993. Conservation and restoration of montane forest communities in Thailand (Restor Trop Forest) 201.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Cinnamomum tamala (Buch.-Ham.) T. Nees & Eberm. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.