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Cinnamomum (cinnamon)

Magnoliopsida - Magnoliales - Lauraceae

Taxonomy
Cinnamomum was named by Schaeffer (1760). It is extant.

It was assigned to Lauraceae by Knowlton (1899), MacGinitie (1941), Brown (1959) and Mabberley (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1760Cinnamomum Schaeffer
1899Cinnamomum Knowlton
1941Cinnamomum MacGinitie
1959Cinnamomum Brown p. 128
2000Cinnamomum Mabberley

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
Magnoliid
RankNameAuthor
orderMagnolialesJussieu 1820
familyLauraceaeJussieu 1789
genusCinnamomumSchaeffer 1760

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available