Camphor tree

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    Camphor tree @ Kyoto City Zoo
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    Camphor tree @ Kyoto City Zoo
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    Camphor tree @ Kiba Park
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    Camphor tree @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Camphor tree
Formal Name
Cinnamomum camphora
Alias
Camphor tree, Camphor Laurel
Habitat
Mainland India, East Asia, West of Kanto and Kyushu
Morph
Half Hardy evergreen tree

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What is Camphor tree

Camphor tree, scientific name:Cinnamomum camphora, native to India, East Asia or Japan and is a half-hardy evergreen tree of the cinnamomum genus , of the Lauraceae department. In may, small yellow-green 6 valve flowers bloom into flowers. The bark is grey-brown in, very long vertical cracks. Leaves pointed to tight and shiny egg-shaped, OIP pulses (there is a clear midrib + left and right-side veins) comes from the base. Give the round berries in the fall. What was at first a green fruits ripen and turn dark red. The old leaves fall out new leaves in the spring and daphniphyllum (macropodum) as well as at the same time. The leaves in spring, as well as beni canamemochi Red leaves the. Stuff sucks old camphor was used, from entire trees good fragrance. Are not allowed on Park and garden trees was planted to harvest the camphor oil becomes the raw material of camphor mothballs of pharmaceutical products, and distillation of wood, fungicide, pain killers, blood circulation enhancers.

Common name: Camphor tree, scientific name: Cinnamomum camphora, aka: camphor tree , confer tree, confer Laurel , origin: India, East Asia or Japan, Habitat: Kanto West of Honshu to Kyushu of Japan, environments: sunny, prefers warmer, height: 20-55 m, oval leaf: Apex to the Leaf length: 10-12 cm, leaf width: 4 - 5 cm, leaf color: green, flowering: May-June, flower color: yellow, petals number six, flower diameter:0.8cm, fruit color: Green-Black, fruit diameter:0.8cm, seed size:0.6cm.

Detailed information

Order
Laurales
Family
Lauraceae
Genus
Cinnamomum
Species
C. camphora
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
six
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Botanic gardenparkstreet, planting
Color
Green, Yellow
Season
MayJun
Height
2000 ~ 5500 [cm]
Diameter
0.8 ~ 0.8

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