Litsea spp. 
 
 
Group:
Plants
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
China, India, Malaysia, New Caledonia, Philippines, Sri Lanka


Species/Common Names:
Litsea beddomei
Litsea claviflora
Litsea dilleniifolia
Litsea gardneri
Litsea glaberrima
Litsea gracilis
Litsea imbricata
Litsea iteodaphne
Litsea leiantha
Litsea leytensis
Litsea ligustrina
Litsea longifolia
Litsea nemoralis
Litsea nigrescens
Litsea scortechinii
Litsea travancorica

Facts Summary:
Litsea is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): China, India, Malaysia, New Caledonia, Philippines, Sri Lanka.

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Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered

  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Litsea beddomeiEN-IUCN1998India
2. Litsea clavifloraVU-IUCN1998Malaysia
3. Litsea dilleniifoliaEN-IUCN1998China
4. Litsea gardneriVU-IUCN1998Sri Lanka
5. Litsea glaberrimaEN-IUCN1998Sri Lanka
6. Litsea gracilisVU-IUCN1998Malaysia
7. Litsea imbricataEN-IUCN1998New Caledonia
8. Litsea iteodaphneVU-IUCN1998Sri Lanka
9. Litsea leianthaEN-IUCN1998India
10. Litsea leytensisVU-IUCN1998Philippines
11. Litsea ligustrinaVU-IUCN1998India
12. Litsea longifoliaVU-IUCN1998Sri Lanka
13. Litsea nemoralisEN-IUCN1998Sri Lanka
14. Litsea nigrescensEN-IUCN1998India
15. Litsea scortechiniiCR-IUCN1998Malaysia
16. Litsea travancoricaEN-IUCN1998India

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