Taxon  Report   8626    
Cinnamomum camphora  (L.) J. Presl
Cinnamomum camphora
© © 2016 Zoya Akulova
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Cinnamomum camphora
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
Cinnamomum camphora
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Cinnamomum camphora, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.

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Cinnamomum camphora
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
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
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).