Cinnamomum cassia, called Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon, is an evergreen tree originating in southern China, and widely cultivated there and elsewhere in southern and eastern Asia. It is one of several species of Cinnamomum used primarily for their aromatic bark, which is used as a spice.
Kingdom: Plantae
Order: Laurales
Family: Lauraceae
Scientific name: Cinnamomum cassia
Higher classification: Cinnamomum
Rank: Species