Description from Flora of China
Benzoin subcaudatum (Merrill) Chun; Lindera subcaudata (Merrill) Merrill; Neolitsea subcaudata Merrill.
Buds ellipsoid, 7-8 mm. Leaf blade lanceolate, rarely narrowly ovate, apex acuminate. Ovary glabrous; style laxly or densely pubescent. Young fruits glabrous.
The leaves and bark contain aromatic oil and gum. The leaves usually are used for pig food. The bark is used medicinally.
● Mountain slopes, riversides; below 100-1600 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Yunnan.