Canella winterana is a tree found in Florida and throughout the Caribbean.
X-Ray crystal structure of canellal, a novel antimicrobial sesquiterpene from Canella winterana. J Chem Soc Chem Commun 1978; 75-76.
Structure-activity relationships of phytotoxic sesquiterpenoids from Canella winterana. J Agric Food Chem 1995;43:826-829.
Further drimane Sesquiterpenes from the stem bark of Canella winterana. J Nat Prod 1989;52:174-177.
Antiplasmodial and cytotoxic activities of drimane sesquiterpenes from Canella winterana. Nat Prod Commun 2010;5:1869-1872.
Beverages prepared with these plants are consumed to treat fever with Canella winterana (Roig, 1991), stomach problems with Canella winterana and Cinnamodendron ekmanii Sleumer from the Dominican Republic (Salazar, 2006), pain with Canella winterana (Ayensu, 1981), sexual diseases such as syphilis with Canella winterana (Ayensu, 1981), and asa post-partum beverage to "clean" the uterus ('matriz") in the Dominican Republic with Canella winterana and Cinnamodendron sp (Salazar, 2006).
Canella winterana (Duss, 1972), Cinnamodendron ekmanii and C.
The first taxon described in this family was the Caribbean species Canella winterana Gaertn.
corticosum, but the illustration and description of the plant, including characters such as terminal inflorescences and fruit with gelatinous pulp, clearly suggest that this species correspondeds to Canella winterana (Salazar, 2006).