A revision of the genus Litsea Lam. (Lauraceae) in Thailand


  • Chatchai Ngearnsaengsaruay Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand.
  • David J. Middleton Royal Botanic Garden, 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR, Scotland.
  • Kongkanda Chayamarit The Forest Herbarium, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, 61 Phahonyothin Rd., Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand.


A taxonomic revision of the genus Litsea in Thailand is presented. Thirty-five species of Thai Litsea are included in this treatment. A key to the species is presented, nomenclatural information is provided, all names are typified, and all species are described. Distribution and ecological data as available are provided.


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Ngearnsaengsaruay, C., Middleton, D. J., & Chayamarit, K. (2014). A revision of the genus Litsea Lam. (Lauraceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), (39), 40–119. Retrieved from https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ThaiForestBulletin/article/view/24177