Cinnamomum glanduliferum (Wall.) Meisn.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Basionym : Laurus glandulifera Wall.
  • Synonym(s) : Camphora glandulifera (Wall.) Nees; Cinnamomum cavaleriei H.Lév.; Machilus dominii H.Lév.; Machilus mekongensis Diels
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cinnamomum glanduliferum (Wall.) Meisn.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Cool broad-leaved forest and dry scrub on river banks; 1500 - 2400 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : The leafy branchlets contain volatile oil and camphor. The wood is used for furniture. The fruit kernel fat is used for industrial purposes. The bark and roots are used medicinally.
  • Key identification features : Panicles glabrous, 3 - 5 per shoot, not clustered; fruiting perianth cup 6 - 7mm across
  • Flower, Fruit : March-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Nepal to South Central China, Peninsula Malaysia and Argentina
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 210
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 259
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cinnamomum glanduliferum. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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