Definition of Cinnamomum zeylanicum
1. Noun. Tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon.
Terms within: Cinnamon, Cinnamon, Cinnamon Bark
Generic synonyms: Laurel
Group relationships: Cinnamomum, Genus Cinnamomum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cinnamomum Zeylanicum
Literary usage of Cinnamomum zeylanicum
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1. American Eclectic Obstetrics by John King (1855)
"cinnamomum zeylanicum. CINNAMON. This tree is a native of Ceylon, Sumatra, Borneo, etc., the bark of which furnishes the Cinnamon of commerce. ..."
2. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"The inner bark of the shoots of cinnamomum zeylanicum, Breyne" —(USP). (Laurus Cinnamomum, Linné). II. ... ILLUSTRATION : cinnamomum zeylanicum, Bentley and ..."
3. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"The idea formerly current that cassia bark was only coarse cinnamon bark, obtained from the roots and large branches of cinnamomum zeylanicum, is altogether ..."
4. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"J^ to 3 minims, BP cinnamomum zeylanicum, USP; Cinnam. Cort., BP; Ceylon Cinnamon.—The dried bark of cultivated trees of cinnamomum zeylanicum. ..."