CinnamonCinnamon (Cinnamomum verum, synonym C. zeylanicum) is a small evergreen tree 10–15 meters (32.8–49.2 feet) tall, belonging to the family Lauraceae, and is native to India, Bangladesh, and Nepal.
The bark is widely used as a spice due to its distinct odor.
The leaves are ovate-oblong in shape, 7–18 cm (2.75–7.1 inches) long.
The flowers, which are arranged in panicles, have a greenish color, and have a distinct odor.
The fruit is a purple one-centimeter berry containing a single seed.
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