Botanical name Family Common name
Lindera pulcherrima Lauraceae Wild Privet

Lindera assamica (Meisn.) Kurz (E. Himalaya (Nepal to Bhutan), Assam, Burma)
Lindera melastomacea (Nees) Villar (Himalaya (Nepal to Bhutan), Assam, S. China, Indo-China)
Lindera nacusua (D. Don) Merr. (Himalaya (Kumaun to Nepal), Assam, S. Tibet, Manipur, S. China, Indo-China)
Lindera neesiana (Wall. ex Nees) Kurz (E. Himalaya (Nepal to Bhutan), Assam, Burma)
Lindera pulcherrima var. pulcherrima (Nees) Benth. ex Hook. f. (Himalaya (Kumaun to Bhutan), Assam, Burma, Thailand)
Lindera venosa (Meisn.) Benth. ex Hook. f. (Himalaya (Nepal to Bhutan))

Lindera communis Hemsley [India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].
Lindera latifolia J. D. Hooker [Bangladesh, India, N Vietnam].
Lindera nacusua var. nacusua [Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Vietnam].
Lindera neesiana (Wallich ex Nees) Kurz  [Bhutan, India, N Myanmar, Nepal].
Lindera pulcherrima var. pulcherrima [Bhutan, India, Nepal].




Encyclopaedia of World Medicinal Plants, Volume 1 By T. Pullaiah (2006)- Details-


Lindera (Lauraceae) : 2 posts by 2 authors.

I have updated eFI (efloraofindia) page on Lindera (Pl. click).

Attempts have been made to incorporate most of the species available in India & nearby areas with details & keys directly or through links as far as possible. It’s quite possible that there may be some discrepancy in the accepted names & synonyms taken from other links.

Species discussed so far in efloraofindia are given at the bottom of the page in the form of links against Subpages. On clicking them one can see all the details.

If someone can provide updated complete list of Indian species with source references it will be wonderful.
Any comments/ corrections are welcome.

There are 12 species of Lindera occurring in India (Chakrabarty, T. 2015 – unpublished). I will send you a list of the same on my return from Bangalore.


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