Cinnamomum camphora

Cinnamomum camphora

(Camphor Laurel)

FAMILY

Lauraceae

Species

Cinnamomum camphora

Common name(s)

Camphor Laurel

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white. Large tree

Distinguishing features

Leaves alternate, may appear almost whorled, upper surface glossy, lower blue-green due to wax; 3-veined at base, domatia present. Flowers in panicles shorter than the leaves. Fruit globular black to 1 cm diameter.

Cinnamomum camphora