Cinnamon in Haiti

I like to eat wood. I have found some good Cinnamon bark to chew on here in Haiti.

Cinnamon looks like Cinnamon, what is this stuff?

The locals call Cinnamon “Canale” or something like that, I am sure I spelled it wrong.

Miragoane, Haiti - Ayiti - Friday, November 20, 2009
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I think this is part of the Cinnamon tree, but I not sure. The man in the Miragoane market was helpful; however my French fails me on specific questions.

What is this?

Cinnamon in Haiti


star anise


In French cannelle is the word for cinnamon, but your photo is of star anise which is la badiane chinoise or anis étoilé in French.

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