Common Name: Sweetshrub, Carolina Allspice
Published in: Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 2: 1053, 1066, 1371. 1759.
Other: Nom cons. (proposed 1904, first entered in code in 1906). Type: C. floridus L. Greek 'kalyx' = calyx, 'anthos' = flower - referring to the fact that the calyx and the flower petals are the same color.