Canella winterana


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Related to Canella winterana: canella bark, wild cinnamon
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Noun1.Canella winterana - large evergreen shrub or small tree having white aromatic bark and leathery leaves and small purple to red flowers in terminal cymes
genus Canella - one species
canella, canella bark, white cinnamon - highly aromatic inner bark of the Canella winterana used as a condiment and a tonic
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Canellaceae species from the West Indies, specially the widespread Canella winterana Gaertn.
Beverages prepared with these plants are consumed to treat fever with Canella winterana (Roig, 1991), stomach problems with Canella winterana and Cinnamodendron ekmanii Sleumer from the Dominican Republic (Salazar, 2006), pain with Canella winterana (Ayensu, 1981), sexual diseases such as syphilis with Canella winterana (Ayensu, 1981), and asa post-partum beverage to "clean" the uterus ('matriz") in the Dominican Republic with Canella winterana and Cinnamodendron sp (Salazar, 2006).
Condon CAESALPINIA Mexican, Caesalpinio mexicana, 1995 Joe Ideker CAJEPUT-TREE Melaleuca quinquenervia, 1992 [delta] Jeff Mangun CALIFORNIA-LAUREL Umbellularia californica, 1997 546 108 118 684 CAMPHOR-TREE Cinnomomum camphora, 1992 [delta] 422 67 103 515 CANELLA Canella winterana, 1998 25 30 19 60 CANOTIA Canotia holocantha, 1995 48 21 15 73 CAPER Jamaica, Capparis cynophallophora, 1997 19 20 26 46 CALIFORNIA-LAUREL Umbellularia californica, 1997 Grass Valley, Calif.