genus Cinnamomum


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Noun1.genus Cinnamomum - Asiatic and Australian aromatic trees and shrubsgenus Cinnamomum - Asiatic and Australian aromatic trees and shrubs
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
family Lauraceae, Lauraceae, laurel family - a family of Lauraceae
camphor tree, Cinnamomum camphora - large evergreen tree of warm regions whose aromatic wood yields camphor
Ceylon cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon tree, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, cinnamon - tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon
cassia-bark tree, Cinnamomum cassia, cassia - Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon
Cinnamomum loureirii, Saigon cinnamon - tropical southeast Asian tree with aromatic bark; yields a bark used medicinally
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CINNAMON: Sourced from 2 3 5 the inner bark of several trees from the genus Cinnamomum, cinnamon is used in both sweet and savoury foods.
The genus Cinnamomum, which comprises approximately 250 species, is distributed mostly in Asia and Australia.