USDA ARS United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area

Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN)

  GRIN Taxonomy for Plants
Jump to common names  Jump to economic impacts  Jump to distribution  Jump to references  Jump to synonyms  Jump to links to other online resources  Jump to images

***Please tell us why you value GRIN Taxonomy***

Taxon: Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl

Genus: Cinnamomum
Family: Lauraceae.
Nomen number: 10578
Place of publication: F. Berchtold & J. S. Presl, Prir. rostlin 2:36, 47-56, t. 8. 1825
Comment: according to TL-2 4:389. 1983, J. Presl alone was the author of volumes 2 & 3 of this work
Name verified on: 05-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-Oct-2009
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

More:

Economic importance:

More:

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu [w.], Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Taiwan

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    Southern Africa: South Africa
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • EUROPE
    Europe [s.]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [s.e.]

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indo-China: Vietnam

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Ara, H. et al. 2007. An annotated checklist of Lauraceae in Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Pl. Taxon. 14:150.
  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa. 1984. Flora of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1986–1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Duke, J. A. 1985. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23, 1988)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Harden, G. J., ed. 1990–1993. Flora of New South Wales.
  • Henderson, L. 1995. Plant invaders of southern Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute Handbook No. 5. Agricultural Research Council.
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975–1979. Flora of Taiwan. [lists as C. camphora (L.) Siebold].
  • Luna, R. K. 1996. Plantation trees.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States.
  • Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:90.
  • Newman, M. 1994. (1106) Proposal to reject the name Laurus sumatrensis J. F. Gmel. (Lauraceae). Taxon 43:480. [mentions; lists as C. camphora Nees & Eberm.].
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). [lists as C. camphora (L.) Siebold].
  • Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants. In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 19:74–78.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. 130.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • GRIN Images of germplasm accessions.
  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

| USDA | ARS | GRIN | NPGS | New Search |

Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?10578 (18 December 2014)

Please send us your comments

Close Window

Ctrl P to print