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Cinnamomum camphora

(Camphor Laurel)




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