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Cinnamomum cassia (cassia)

Synonyms: Camphorina camphora; Camphorina cassia; Cinnamomum aromaticum; Cinnamomum medium; Cinnamomum officinarum; Laurus camphora; Laurus cassia; Laurus cinnamomum; Laurus malabathrum; Persea cassia

Wikipedia Abstract

Cinnamomum cassia, called Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon, is an evergreen tree originating in southern China, and widely cultivated there and elsewhere in southern and eastern Asia (India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam). It is one of several species of Cinnamomum used primarily for their aromatic bark, which is used as a spice. In the United States, Chinese cassia is the most common type of cinnamon used.
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Attributes

Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Specific Gravity [2]  0.537

Predators

Eucalymnatus tessellatus (tessellated scale)[3]
Milviscutulus mangiferae (mango shield scale)[3]
Parlatoria camelliae (camellia parlatoria scale)[3]
Parlatoria pergandii (black parlatoria scale)[3]
Protopulvinaria pyriformis (pyriform scale)[3]

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 2Chave 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. 3Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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