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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. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 16 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Ara, H. et al. 2007. An annotated checklist of Lauraceae in Bangladesh Bangladesh J. Pl. Taxon. 14:150.
  3. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa Flora of Himachal Pradesh. (F Himachal)
  6. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  7. Duke, J. A. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 1985 (CRC MedHerbs)
  8. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
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  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  11. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  12. Harden, G. J., ed. Flora of New South Wales. (F NSWales)
  13. Henderson, L. 1995. Plant invaders of southern Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute Handbook No. 5. Agricultural Research Council.
  14. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  15. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  16. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
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  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.
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  24. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:74-78.
  25. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
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  30. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=10578. Accessed 12 December 2018.