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Litsea elongata var. faberi (Hemsl.) Yang et P. H. Huang


Description from Flora of China

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.

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

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


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