EPPO Global Database

Cinnamomum verum(CINZE)

Last modification: 2002-07-18

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CINZE
  • Preferred name: Cinnamomum verum
  • Authority: Presl


India (southern), Sri Lanka. Cultivated for its bark, from which the spice cinnamon is prepared, in many tropical countries. Large individual trees are to be found in parks and botanic gardens in the Mediterranean region

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume

Common names
Name Language
Ceylonzimtbaum German
Kaneelbaum German
Ceylon cinnamon English
cinnamon bark tree English
canelero Spanish
palo de la canela Spanish (ES)
arbre à cannelle French
albero della cannella Italian
canella di Ceylon Italian
kaneelboom Dutch
caneleira Portuguese
caneleira-da-índia Portuguese
корица Russian
коричник цейлонский Russian
kanelträd Swedish
cū mài guì Chinese
粗脉桂 Chinese