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22b. Litsea coreana var. sinensis (C. K. Allen) Yen C. Yang & P. H. Huang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16(4): 49. 1978.

豹皮樟 bao pi zhang

Actinodaphne lancifolia var. sinensis C. K. Allen, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 25: 406. 1938; Iozoste hirtipes Migo.

Branchlets glabrous. Petiole 6-16 mm, glabrous abaxially, pubescent adaxially; leaf blade oblong or lanceolate, glabrous abaxially, along midrib pubescent at base adaxially when young, apex acute.

● Weed-tree forests on mountains; below 900 m. Anhui, Fujian, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Zhejiang.

This variety has often been confused with Litsea rotundifolia var. oblongifolia by some authors, but it differs in having scaly fissured bark, a stout and flat fruiting pedicel, black mature fruit, and persistent perianth segments.

The roots are used medicinally for curing stomach pain.


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