Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Cinnamomum verum J.Presl

Family: Lauraceae Genus: Cinnamomum Species: Cinnamomum verum J.Presl






Synonym  Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume,  Laurus cinnamomum Flower Color White
Common Name True cinnamon tree, Ceylon Cinnamon Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Ceylon cinnamon, True cinnamon Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Ushingsha Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 1800 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details The fruit is a purple 1-cm containing a single seed
Habitat Occurs in mountain areas, rainforest and coniferous deciduous broad-leaved trees Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Asia (India), North America, Central America, South America, Oceania, and Australasia Bark Details The bark is smooth and yellowish in color
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Evergreen trees that grow up to 20 - 30 feet tall, with aromatic bark and leaves Leaf Details The leaves are ovate-oblong in shape 7–18 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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