EPPO Global Database

Cinnamomum camphora(CINCA)

Code created in: 2002-07-18

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CINCA
  • Preferred name: Cinnamomum camphora
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Presl


China (Taiwan), Japan, Korea. Widely cultivated as an ornamental tree, and used as the source of medicinal camphor. Introduced in Bangladesh, Himalayas, northeast India, China (mainland), Indochina, Western Africa, USA, Central America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Camphora officinarum Nees
Persea camphora (Linnaeus) Sprengel

Common names
Name Language
camphor English
camphor laurel English
camphor tree English
Japanese camphor tree English
majestic beauty camphor English (US)
Kampferbaum German
camphrier French
laurier du Japon French
alcanforero Spanish
albero confora Italian
albero della confora Italian
alloro canforato Italian
laurocanfora Italian
kamferboom Dutch
alcanforeira Portuguese
árvore-da-cánfora Portuguese
canforeira Portuguese
kamferträd Swedish
kusu-no-ki Japanese
クスノキ Japanese
камфорное дерево Russian
камфорный лавр Russian
коричник камфорный Russian
коричник камфорный Russian
zhāng Chinese
teja lawang Indonesian
녹나무 Korean
nok na mu Korean