CINNAMOMUM PAUCIFLORUM Nees.

Family: Lauraceae

Description of the Plant

A large shrub or small tree. Leaves quite glabrous, 5-10 cm long, ovate or ovate-lanceolate, firmly coriaceous, 3-nerved, rarely 5-nerved, tip caudate-acuminate. Panicles shorter than the leaves, few flowered.

Using Information

Bark is used as a stomachic, cardiotonic and antiseptic in the Philippene Islands.

Distribution

Sylhet.


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