Cinnamomum glaucescens (Nees) Hand.-Mazz.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cecidodaphne glaucescens Nees; Cinnamomum cecidodaphne Meisn.; Laurus glaucescens Buch.-Ham. ex Nees; Tetranthera glaucescens Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cinnamomum glaucescens (Nees) Hand.-Mazz.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Forested areas
  • Comments / notes : Folk medicine
  • Key identification features : An evergreen tree where the buds are enclosed in overlapping scales. The leaves are about 7 - 10 cm long placed on stalks which is about 1 - 2 cm long. The inflorescences are covered with brown hairs. The fruits are 3 cm long
  • Distribution :
    • West Bengal : West Bengal
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
  • Native : Tree, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Literature :
    • Photographs of Dr. A.J.T. Johnsingh
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cinnamomum glaucescens. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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