Litsea lancilimba is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 20 metres tall. The bole can be up to 60cm in diameter[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a source of oil and wood.
E. Asia - southern China, Laos, Vietnam.
Dense forests; at elevations from 900 - 2,500 metres in southern China[
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An industrial grade oil can be extracted from the seeds[
The wood is light and brash, but not fissile or resistant to borer insects. It is used for furniture and joinery parts[
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