Actinodaphne monantha (Yen C.Yang & P.H.Huang) H.P.Tsui
Dodecadenia griffithii Hook.f.
Laurus pallens Meisn.
Litsea grandiflora (Nees) Kosterm.
Litsea monantha Yen C.Yang & P.H.Huang
Dodecadenia grandiflora is an evergreen tree that can grow 10 - 15 metres tall. The bole can be around 30cm in diameter[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a source of oil, essential oil and wood.
E. Asia - southern China, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar.
Weed-tree forests in valleys, mixed forests of coniferous and deciduous broad-leaved trees, Tsuga forests; at elevations from 2,000 - 2,600 metres[
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Dodecadenia grandiflora is a plant found in th warm temperate and subtropical zones, as well as moving into more tropical climes in the south of its range.
The branchlets and leaves may be processed for their aromatic oil and are used as material for light industry[
The seeds contain fat, which is used for making soap and lubricants[
The wood is soft and light in weight. It is used for making plywood, packaging material, mechanical models, agricultural tools, etc[
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