camphor tree

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to camphor tree: camphor oil
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for camphor tree

large evergreen tree of warm regions whose aromatic wood yields camphor

References in periodicals archive ?
My explanation of much going on below the camphor tree was unconvincing, and I promised to have the weeding done by the time he returned home in the evening.
2009b) reported laurel wilt from camphor trees in Florida and Georgia, but tests of camphor wood as a host material for X.
Pandan comes from the thatch screwpine herb (Pandanaceae tectorius) and bignay, horseradish tree, and saw palmetto, with accompanying famous herbs for kidney-and immune-boosting health: ngai camphor tree, holy basil, yerba buena, pansit-pansitan, Chinese chaste tree, Indian tinospora, Madagascar periwinkle, Rauwolfia, and Panax ginseng.
The garden comprises all the plant species mentioned in the Koran and those in the Hadith and the Sunnah; these plant species belong to three main ecological groups: desert plants, including bitter gourd, tamarisk, Christ's thorn, toothbrush tree, senna, henna and camel's hay; Mediterranean plants : olive, common grape vine, fig tree, wheat, barley, black cumin, mustard, saffron, safflower, onion, garlic, watermelon and pomegranate; and tropical plants : agallocum, wild ginger and camphor tree.
1 -- color) One of the guest rooms at the Britt Scripps Inn is in the Carriage House, shaded by a 141-year-old camphor tree.
That distinction goes to the camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora), which grows in Japan, China and Taiwan and the Borneo and Sabah camphorwood from various species of Dryobalanos.
Her story on home-based care for those with HIV began: "Under a camphor tree on a green hill in Bizana in the Eastern Cape, Chief David Mlandizwe sits with his council of elders, their horses grazing nearby.
The most striking objects at the site, however, are the nine boat-shaped caskets, each carved from a single trunk of a camphor tree, the largest measuring 18.
A few other familiar trees which supplied home remedies were the beech, persimmon, fringe tree, ash tree, camphor tree, sea grape and wild cherry.
The camphor tree is native to eastern Asia and grows as tall as 100 feet.
visitors able to tear themselves away from oceanside pursuits are welcome to stop by his winery, situated at about 2,000 feet, and engage in a high-level pinic under a huge camphor tree.
Rumberger achieved beloved community fame while living in Winter Park, where neighbors relied upon his annual stunning decorations to a 100-year-old camphor tree with thousands of lights every Christmas season, which became quite the local attraction.
Its victims also include several other types of laurel trees, including the redbay, swampbay, sassafras, silkbay, camphor tree, spicebush, pond-berry, and pondspice.