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Taxon: Cinnamomum verum J. Presl

Genus: Cinnamomum
Family: Lauraceae.
Nomen number: 70183
Place of publication: F. Berchtold & J. S. Presl, Prir. rostlin 2:36, 37-44, t. 7. 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:

  • cinnamon   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • xi lan rou gui   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • cannelier de Ceylan   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Ceylonzimt   (Source: S. Reichel, p.c.) – German
  • Ceylonzimtbaum   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • echter Ceylonzimt   (Source: S. Reichel, p.c.) – German
  • Zimtbaum   (Source: L. Conrad, p.c.) – German
  • caneleiro   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • canela-da-Índia   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • canela   (Source: B. León, p.c.) – Spanish
  • canelero de Ceilán   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • äkta kanel   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Karnataka, Kerala; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Myanmar - Tenasserim

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Comoros; Mauritius; Mayotte; Seychelles
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: American Samoa; Fiji; Samoa
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies

      Cultivated:
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Seychelles
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Jamaica; Martinique
    Northern South America: French Guiana
    Brazil: Brazil
  • lesser cultivated elsewhere in tropics

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • 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).
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes.
  • Burger, W. C., ed. 1971–. Flora costaricensis.
  • Conrad, L. R. 1998. pers. comm. [re. German common names].
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1992. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials (revised edition). New Delhi. 3:582–589.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan. 1993–. Flora of Taiwan, 2nd ed.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. [= C. zeylanicum Blume].
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Guzman, C. C. de & J. S. Siemonsma, eds. 1999. Spices. 13:99–104 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 13:99–104.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Kostermans, A. J. G. H. 1965. Miscellaneous botanical notes, 4. Reinwardtia 7:141.
  • Kostermans, A. J. G. H. 1983. The South Indian species of Cinnamomum Schaeffer (Lauraceae). Bull. Bot. Surv. India 25:126.
  • Kostermans, A. J. G. H. 1986. A monograph of the genus Cinnamomum Schaeff. (Lauraceae): part 1. Ginkgoana 6:43.
  • León, B. 1995. pers. comm. [re. Spanish common names].
  • Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. [= C. zeylanicum Blume].
  • Magness, J. R. et al. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States. IR Bull. 1.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus. Regnum Veg. 119:158.
  • 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.
  • Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. [re. German common names].
  • Saldanha, C. J. 1985–. Flora of Karnataka.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i.
  • 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).
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