Genus: Cinnamomum Schaeff.

Family: Lauraceae
Common names: cinnamon
Genus number: 2615
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 43 (5 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Camphora Fabr., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Kostermans, A. J. G. H. 1988. A monograph of the genus Cinnamomum Schaeff. (Lauraceae) part 1. Ginkgoana 6:1-171.
  2. Rohde, R. et al. 2017. Neither Phoebe or Cinnamomum – the tetrasporangiate species of Aiouea (Lauraceae). Taxon 66:1085-1111. DOI: 10.12705/665.6

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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):


  • 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

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Cinnamomum
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 3 June 2020.