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 glaucescens (Nees) Hand.-Mazz.

Family: Lauraceae Genus: Cinnamomum Species: Cinnamomum glaucescens (Nees) Hand.-Mazz.






Synonym Cinnamomum cecidodaphne Meisn. Flower Color White
Common Name Sugandha Kokila Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name False Camphor Tree or Nepal Camphor Tree Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 600-1360 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit about 3 cm long, base enclosed in a cup 10-12 mm across
Habitat Occurs in mixed forests of coniferous and deciduous broad-leaved trees Bark Type Rugged
Distribution India, China, Bhutan, Malaysia, Myanmar and Nepal Bark Details Bark is yellowish-brown with irregular vertical splits
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Evergreen tree; buds enclosed in overlapping scales Leaf Details Leaves alternate, 7-10 cm long, on stalks 1-2 cm long, elliptic, with well-marked midrib and 4-5 pairs of lateral veins

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found