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Cinnamomum parthenoxylon (Selasian wood)

Synonyms: Camphora parthenoxylon; Camphora porrecta; Camphora pseudosassafras; Cinnamomum barbato-axillatum; Cinnamomum malaccense; Cinnamomum neesianum; Cinnamomum porrectum; Cinnamomum pseudosassafras; Cinnamomum purpureum; Laurus chinensis; Laurus glandulifera; Laurus parthenoxylon; Laurus porrecta; Laurus pruinosa; Laurus pseudosassafras; Litsea pruinosa; Parthenoxylon porrectum; Parthenoxylon pseudosassafras; Persea pseudosassafras; Phoebe latifolia; Sassafras loureiroi; Sassafras parthenoxylon

Wikipedia Abstract

Cinnamomum parthenoxylon is an evergreen tree in the genus Cinnamomum, 10–20 m (33–66 ft) tall. It is native to South and East Asia (Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam). In Vietnam, the tree is considered Critically Endangered.C. parthenoxylon known in English as Selasian wood, saffrol laurel, or Martaban camphor wood. It has the outdated heterotypic synonym Laurus porrecta (Roxb.).
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1Chave J, Coomes D, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Swenson NG, Zanne AE (2009) Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Ecology Letters 12: 351-366. Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann MC, Chave J (2009) Data from: Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Dryad Digital Repository.
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