Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J.Presl

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Basionym : Laurus camphora L.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J.Presl
  • Common name : Camphor Tree, Camphor Laurel
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kapur (Hindi)
    • Karpura (Kannada)
    • Lavangam (Tamil)
    • Karpurah (Sanskrit)
    • Karpuram (Telugu)
    • Chudakarppuram, Ghanarasam, Himasu, Himavaluka, Karpuramaram, Sitamsu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted in gardens
  • Comments / notes : Often planted, sometimes seen in the border of forests in high elevations
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Thrissur district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Japan
  • World Distribution : Tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
    • Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J.Presl
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cinnamomum camphora. Downloaded on 17 June 2024.

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