The kitchens of Chinese restaurant Lazhu pay homage to Jiangxi province, the original home of Amanyangyun's camphor trees
and Antique Villas, and headed up by the Executive Chef of the resort, Steve Miao, who was born and raised in Shanghai.
2009a) and the fungus has been recovered from camphor tree
, Cinnamomum camphora Presl, pondberry, Lindera melissifolia (Walter) Blume, and pondspice, Litsea aestiva lis (L.) Fernald (Smith et al.
Set in the mid-1940s on the island of Mauritius, it is a lush, richly imagined novel, redolent of burning sugar cane, overripe mangoes, and flowering camphor trees
. But Appanah's novel has a twist that perhaps makes it doubly exotic, or mysterious, even to Mauritian and European readers: It concerns the friendship between Raj, a local 9-year-old boy, and David, a Jewish orphan from Prague who is being held in Mauritius with more than 1,500 other Jewish refugees.
Despite being a predominantly dry, desert country, with most forests consisting of scrub and thickets, Yemen's mountainous regions contain a rich concentration of plantlife, including junipers, the Abyssinian rose and camphor trees
, which have long been prized for their many medicinal uses
The products are made from the wood of evergreen camphor trees
that are native to Japan and China, or from synthetics.
Generations of Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, dwellers have known them as camphor trees
and they have graced the city's streets for a century or more.
The birds that dart among the bamboo and the camphor trees
represent imported species--intentional introductions, or accidental escapes from the zoo or from private houses, some of them quite recent arrivals.
Supply of timber of camphor trees
or czarina trees.