Cinnamomum

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Cinnamomum
Camphor Laurel Cinnamomum camphora
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Magnoliids
Order: Laurales
Family: Lauraceae
Genus: Cinnamomum
Schaeff.
Species

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Synonyms
Leaves o Cinnamomum tamala - (Malabathrum or Tejpat)

Cinnamomum is a genus o evergreen aromatic trees an shrubs belangin tae the Laurel faimily, Lauraceae. The species o Cinnamomum hae aromatic iles in thair leaves an bairk. The genus contains ower 300 species, distributit in tropical an subtropical regions o North Americae, Central Americae, South Americae, Asie, Oceania an Australasie. The genus Cinnamomum includes a great nummer o economically important trees.