|Latin Name :||Cinnamomum verum|
|English Name :||Ceylan Cinnamon|
|French Name :||Cannelle de Ceylan, cannelle vraie|
|Origin :||Sri Lanka, India|
History and Origin
Ceylon cinnamon is native from Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon island. It belongs to the lauraceae family. Its leaves are bright green and measure 7 to 18 centimeters long. Its flowers have a greenish colour and quite an unpleasant odour. The cinnamon tree fruit is a small purple berry. The bark is harvested in the rainy season.