Camphor tree

Cinnamomum camphora

  • Camphor tree
  • Camphor tree
  • Camphor tree
  • Camphor tree
  • Camphor tree
  • Camphor tree
  • Camphor tree
  • Camphor tree
  • Flower name
    Camphor tree
  • Scientific name
    Cinnamomum camphora
  • Aliasクス, 楠, Camphor tree, Camphor Laurel
  • Place of originMainland India, East Asia, West of Kanto and Kyushu
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Park, Streets, Planting
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

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.


  • Eye
    Laurales
  • Family
    Lauraceae
  • Genus
    Cinnamomum
  • Species
    C. camphora
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeHalf Hardy evergreen tree
  • Flower colorscream Yellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height2000.0 ~ 5500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.8 ~ 0.8 cm

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