Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER)


Cinnamomum camphora


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Cinnamomum camphora

A medium to large sized evergreen tree with short trunk branching low down. Crown dome-shaped, foliage dense and light green. A native of China and East Asia. Commonly grown as an ornamental and shade tree in South Africa but invasive in coastal bush, forest margins and river banks.

Photo by R. P Ellis Ecoport
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This page was created on 4/25/2008 and was last updated on 4/25/2008.