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 glanduliferum (Wall.) Meisn.

Family: Lauraceae Genus: Cinnamomum Species: Cinnamomum glanduliferum (Wall.) Meisn.






Synonym Camphora glandulifera (Wall.) Nees, Cinnamomum cavaleriei H.Lév. Flower Color Greenish
Common Name False camphor tree Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Nepal camphor tree, Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 1500-2500 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit black, globose, up to 1 cm in diam.; perianth cup in fruit red, narrowly obconical, ca. 1 cm, longitudinally striate, base ca. 1 mm wide, apex up to 6 mm wide and undulate on margin
Habitat Occurs in evergreen broad-leaved forests on hilly land Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India, Bhutan, Malaysia, Myanmar and Nepal Bark Details Bark gray-brown, longitudinally deeply fissured, peeling off in lamellae, red-brown inside, camphor-scented
Distribution in manipur Jiribam, Northern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Evergreen trees 5-15 m tall up to 30 cm d.b.h., Branchlets green-brown, robust, terete; young branchlets angled, buds ovoid, large; bud scales suborbicular, densely sericeous Leaf Details Leaves alternate; petiole 1.5-3(-3.5) cm, robust, concave-convex, subglabrous; leaf blade usually glaucous and greenish abaxially, dark green and shiny adaxially, very variable in shape, elliptic to ovate-elliptic or lanceolate, 6-15 × 4-6.5 cm, those on fertile branchlets smaller, leathery, puberulent abaxially only when young

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