Cinnamomum verum J.S.Presl

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cinnamomum alexei Kosterm.; Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cinnamomum verum J.Presl
  • Common name : True Cinnamon Tree, Cinnamon
  • Vernacular name :
    • Dalchini (Hindi)
    • Dalchini (Kannada)
    • Twak (Sanskrit)
    • Sanalinga, Dalchini chekka (Telugu)
    • Dalchini (Oria)
    • Edana, Elavangam, Erikkolam, Ilavargam, Kachakam, Thamala, Vayana, Kunthakaimaram, Karuva (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests and riparian forests, also cultivated
  • Comments / notes : often cultivated on hills for its bark and leavs which is used as a spice
  • Flower, Fruit : December-July
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 23/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0454
  • Collection Locality : Bhubaneswar, Khurdha district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Khurda district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malay peninsula, Philippines
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cinnamomum verum. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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