Herb latin name: Lindera assamica
Family: Lauraceae (Laurel Family)
Description of the plant:
Habitat of Lindera assamica:1800 - 2400 metres in Sikkim and Bhutan.
Other uses of the herb:Wood - moderately hard, even grained, ornamental. Used for construction.
Propagation of Lindera assamica:Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in the autumn in a greenhouse. The seed has a short viability and should not be allowed to dry out. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in early summer. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July in a frame. Layering.
Cultivation of the herb:1800 - 2400 metres in Sikkim and Bhutan.
Medicinal use of Lindera assamica:None known
Known hazards of Lindera assamica:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.