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Cinnamomum burmannii (Malaysian cinnamon; padang cassia)

Synonyms: Camphorina cinnamomum; Cinnamomum ammannii; Cinnamomum cassia; Cinnamomum chinense; Cinnamomum hainanense; Cinnamomum kiamis; Cinnamomum miaoshanense; Cinnamomum mindanaense; Cinnamomum thunbergii; Laurus burmannii; Laurus cinnamomoides; Laurus cinnamomum; Laurus dulcis; Laurus pseudocassia; Persea dulcis

Wikipedia Abstract

Cinnamomum burmannii, also known as Indonesian cinnamon, Padang cassia, Batavia cassia, or korintje, is one of several plants in the genus Cinnamomum whose bark is sold as the spice cinnamon. The most common and cheapest type of cinnamon in the US is made from powdered C. burmannii. Cinnamomum burmannii oil contains no eugenol., but higher amounts of coumarin than cassia and Ceylon cinnamon with 2.14 g/kg in an authenticated sample. It is also sold as quills of one layer.
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Height [1]  42 feet (12.8 m)
Width [1]  50 feet (15.2 m)
Air Quality Improvement [1]  Low
Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-High
Carbon Capture [1]  Medium-Low
Shade Percentage [1]  90 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Medium
Wind Reduction [1]  Medium
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 10 Low Temperature: 30 F° (-1.1 C°) → 40 F° (4.4 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 11 Low Temperature: 40 F° (4.4 C°) → 50 F° (10 C°)
Water Use [1]  Moderate
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Specific Gravity [4]  0.49
Structure [2]  Tree


Ceroplastes sinensis (hard wax scale)[5]





Attributes / relations provided by 1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database. 2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 3USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture 4Chave 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. 5Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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