Scientific name: Cinnamomum camphora (L.) Nees & Eberm.
Local/Bangla Name: ‘Karpur’
Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)
Economic Importance: Used as medicinal purposes.
Widely cultivated as a street and garden tree, C. camphora is cultivated for camphor, which is used as a culinary spice, a component of incense, and as a medicine. Camphor is also an insect repellent and a flea-killing substance.