Related entry: Michelia
Champaca, Javan tree .—This is the Michelia Champaca L. (fam. Magnoliaceae), a which is famous for the sweet odor of its blossoms. From it Merck has obtained a camphor (C17H30O) to which the name champacol has been applied. For study of the a volatile oil of champaca flowers, see Schim. Rep., Oct., 1907, p. 32.