Litsea garciae

  • T. K. Lim


The species is native to the Sarawak and south-west Sabah regions in Malaysia, Kalimantan in Indonesia and the Philippines. In Borneo, it is found throughout the island. It has also been described from Taiwan. It is cultivated in Indonesia (Java and Bangka).


Root Bark Lateral Vein Unripe Fruit Dipterocarp Forest Medium Altitude 
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Selected References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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