Calflora
Taxon  Report   8626    
Cinnamomum camphora  (L.) J. Presl
Camphortree
Cinnamomum camphora
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cinnamomum camphora
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
Cinnamomum camphora
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
Cinnamomum camphora, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.

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Cinnamomum camphora
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
Family: LAURACEAE  
Genus: Cinnamomum
Communities: escaped cultivar

Toxicity: MINOR

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Camphora camphora
PLANTS: Laurus camphora
More information about  Cinnamomum camphora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CICA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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