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Taxon: Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl

 
Genus: Cinnamomum
Family: Lauraceae
Nomen number: 10578
Place of publication: F. Berchtold & J. S. Presl, Prir. rostlin 2:36, 47-56, t. 8. 1825
Link to protologue:
Comment: according to TL-2 4:389. 1983, J. Presl alone was the author of volumes 2 & 3 of this work
Name Verified on: 05-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 16 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: essential oils (source of "hon-sho oil") fiber; wood
  • Medicines:
  • Non-vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu (w.), Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Taiwan


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Europe
    • Europe (s.)

    Northern America
    • United States (s.e.)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Ara, H. et al. 2007. An annotated checklist of Lauraceae in Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Pl. Taxon. 14:150.
  3. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  5. Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa. 1984. Flora of Himachal Pradesh.
  6. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1986-1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols.
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Duke, J. A. 1985. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  9. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. 1988. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Cinnamomum+camphora&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  11. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  12. Harden, G. J., ed. 1990-1993. Flora of New South Wales.
  13. Henderson, L. 1995. Plant invaders of southern Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute Handbook No. 5. Agricultural Research Council..
  14. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  15. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  16. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  17. Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975-1979. Flora of Taiwan. Note: lists as C. camphora (L.) Siebold
  18. Luna, R. K. 1996. Plantation trees. Note: International Book Distributors
  19. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  20. Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States
  21. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:90.
  22. Newman, M. 1994. (1106) Proposal to reject the name Laurus sumatrensis J. F. Gmel. (Lauraceae). Taxon 43:480. Note: mentions; lists as C. camphora Nees & Eberm.
  23. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). Note: lists as C. camphora (L.) Siebold
  24. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 19:74-78.
  25. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  26. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  27. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  28. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. 130.
  29. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  30. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=10578. Accessed 23 July 2019.