wild cinnamon

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Related to wild cinnamon: Canella winterana, canella bark
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Noun1.wild cinnamon - 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
2.Wild cinnamon - West Indian treewild cinnamon - West Indian tree; source of bay rum
genus Pimenta, Pimenta - allspice tree
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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It is located at the Old Dutch Hospital, built in the late 1600s by Dutch colonists drawn to Sri Lanka by the spice trade, and in particular its abundant crops of wild cinnamon.