Taxon: Cinnamomum micranthum (Hayata) Hayata

Genus: Cinnamomum
Family: Lauraceae
Nomen number: 401608
Place of publication: Icon. pl. formos. 3:160. 1912
Link to protologue:
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:

  • Chinese-sassafras  (Source: HerbSpices) - English
  • sassafras de Chine  (Source: HerbSpices) - French
  • ohba-kusu  (Source: HerbSpices) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • chen shui zhang  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Jiangxi
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Vietnam


  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices) 2:204.
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Li, H. L. 1963. Woody flora of Taiwan. (Woody F Taiwan) 203.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)


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