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73b. Litsea elongata var. faberi (Hemsley) Yen C. Yang & P. H. Huang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16(4): 59. 1978.

石木姜子 shi mu jiang zi

Litsea faberi Hemsley, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 26: 381. 1891; L. faberi f. dolichophylla Yen C. Yang.

Evergreen small trees. Leaves alternate; petiole 1-2 cm; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate or narrowly lanceolate, 5-16 × 1.2-3.6 cm, apex caudate-acute or long caudate-acute, midrib and lateral veins impressed adaxially. Peduncle slender, 5-10 mm.

● Shady moist places on mountain slopes, sparse forests; 1500-2300 m. Guizhou, Sichuan, NE Yunnan.

The leaves and fruits are processed for their aromatic oil. The seeds contain oil.


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