Camphor Tree

Camphora officinarum is a species of evergreen tree that is commonly known under the names camphor tree, camphorwood or camphor laurel.

Camphora officinarum
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An ancient camphor tree (estimated to be over 1,000 years old) in Japan
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Magnoliids
Order: Laurales
Family: Lauraceae
Genus: Camphora
C. officinarum
Binomial name
Camphora officinarum
  • Laurus camphora L.
  • Persea camphora (L.) Spreng.
  • Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J.Presl.
  • Camphora officinalis Steud.
  • Camphora camphora (L.) H. karst.
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