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73a. Litsea elongata var. elongata

黄丹木姜子(原变种) huang dan mu jiang zi (yuan bian zhong)

Daphnidium elongatum Nees in Wallich, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 2: 63. 1831.

Evergreen small or medium-sized trees. Leaves alternate; petiole 1-2.5 cm; leaf blade oblong or oblong-lanceolate to oblanceolate, 6-22 × 2-6 cm, apex obtuse or shortly acuminate. Peduncle usually stout and short, 2-5 mm, densely brown tomentose.

Roadsides, streamsides, weed-tree forests on mountain slopes; 500-2000 m. Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang [India, Nepal].

The wood is used for construction, furniture, etc. The seeds may be used for industrial oil.


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