Daphnidium elongatum Nees
Litsea faberi Hemsl.
Litsea subverticillata Yen C.Yang
Litsea elongata is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 12 metres tall. The bole can be up to 40cm in diameter[
The tree is harvested from the wild as a local source of oil, essential oil and wood.
E. Asia - southern China, northern India, Nepal.
Roadsides, streamsides, weed-tree forests on mountain slopes, shady moist places, sparse forests, thickets; at elevations from 500 - 2,300 metres in southern China[
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Litsea elongata is found mainly in the warm temperate to subtropical regions, but also grows in tropical areas of southern China and northern India.
This species is variable in the size and shape of its leaves, especially when growing in repeatedly disturbed secondary forests or dense thickets[
The seeds may be used as a source of oil for industrial purposes[
An essential oil is obtained from the leaves and the fruits[
The wood is used for construction, furniture, etc[
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