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21c. Litsea rotundifolia var. oblongifolia (Nees) C. K. Allen, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 25: 386. 1938.

豺皮樟 chai pi zhang

Actinodaphne chinensis var. oblongifolia Nees, Syst. Laur. 600. 1836, based on Litsea chinensis Blume, Bijdr. 565. 1826, not Lamarck (1792); A. chinensis Nees, nom. illeg. superfl.; A. hypoleucophylla Hayata; Fiwa hypoleucophylla (Hayata) Nakai; Iozoste chinensis Blume; I. rotundifolia var. oblongifolia Nees ex Hooker & Arnott; L. hypoleucophylla (Hayata) T. S. Liu & J. C. Liao.

Petiole 3-5 mm; leaf blade ovate-oblong, 2.5-5.5 × 1-2.2 cm, base cuneate or obtuse, apex obtuse or shortly acuminate, inconspicuously reticulate-veined on both surfaces.

Sparse forests, thickets on lower areas of mountains, roadsides on mountains; below 800 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Taiwan, Zhejiang [Vietnam].

The seeds contain ca. 64% oil and may be used in industry. The leaves and fruit are used for their aromatic oil. The roots and leaves are used as medicine.


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