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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.

The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.