Fiwa confertifolia (Hemsl.) Nakai
Litsea confertifolia Hemsl.
Neolitsea confertifolia is a small evergreen tree growing around 3 - 7 metres tall[
The tree is harvested from the wild as a source of wood and oil.
Neolitsea confertifolia has a very wide distribution, large population, is not currently experiencing any major threats and no significant future threats have been identified. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2019)[
E. Asia - central and southern China, northern Vietnam
Watersides, thickets, dense forests; at elevations from 400 - 2,000 metres[
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Neolitsea confertifolia is native to the warm temperate and subtropical climate of southern China and northern Vietnam. It is unlikely to be hardy outside the warmer regions of the temperate zone.
A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
An oil is obtained from the seed[
]. The report does not give uses, nor does it mention edibility[
The wood is used for making furniture[