Botanical name: Cinnamomum parthenoxylon (Jack) Meisn
Vernacular/common names: Re huong (Vietnam), Huang zhang (China), Saffrol Laurel, Martaban camphor (English), Dalchini, Ohez, Gondhori (India), Karawe, Hmanthein (Burma), Kayu (Sabah, Malaysia).
Source: http://www.woodworkerssource.com (18 August 2011)
Cinnamomum parthenoxylon is a large, evergreen tree species, capable of reaching a height of 30 m and a diameter at breast height of 60–70 cm. The bark is silvery grey, smooth and slightly fragrant. The leaves occur singly, possess three basal veins and are located onalternating sides of the stem The leaves’ upper layer is glabrous, whereas the lower layer is...