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Useful Temperate Plants

Neolitsea aciculata

(Blume) Koidz.

Lauraceae

+ Synonyms

Litsea aciculata Blume

Litsea foliosa Siebold & Zucc.

Malapoenna aciculata (Blume) Kuntze

Neolitsea acutotrinervia (Hayata) Kaneh. & Sasaki

Tetradenia acutotrinervia Hayata

Common Name:

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General Information

Neolitsea aciculata is an evergreen tree
The tree is harvested from the wild for use in commercial cosmetic preparations[
1243
Title
CosIng
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/cosing/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

58
Title
Flora of Japan. (English translation)
Publication
 
Author
Ohwi. G.
Publisher
Smithsonian Institution
Year
1965
ISBN
-
Description
The standard work. Brilliant, but not for the casual reader.
,
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.

Range

E. Asia - central and southern Japan, southern Korea, Taiwan

Habitat

Evergreen broad-leaved forests; at elevations from 1,300 - 2,000 metres[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
]

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Neolitsea aciculata is native to the subtropical climate of southern Japan and Taiwan. It is unlikely to be hardy in any but the mildest regions of the temperate zone.

A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

An extract of the stems is used as an ingredient in commercial cosmetic preparations as an antioxidant and skin conditioner[
1243
Title
CosIng
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/cosing/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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