Lindera aggregata

Family Lauraceae
Scientific name Lindera aggregata (Sims) Kostermans
Synonyms Benzoin strychnifolium (Siebold & Zuccarini) Kuntze; Daphnidium strychnifolium Siebold & Zuccarini; Lindera eberhardtii Lecomte; L. strychnifolia (Siebold & Zuccarini) Fernández-Villar
Common name (Japanese common name) tendai-uyaku (テンダイウヤク, 天台烏薬 [Japanese pronunciation of Chinese common name])
(English common name) none
Distribution (Japan) Honshu, Kyushu
(Other nations) [native] China, Taiwan, Philippines, Vietnam
Chromosomal number unknown
Description Plants 3-5m tall. Leaves 5-8cm long. Flowers pale yellow, flowering in April. Fruits 8-10mm long. Evergreen. Shrub.
Reference Lindera aggregata (Sims) Kosterm.
Lindera aggregata (Sims) Kostermans
Lindera aggregata (Sims) Kosterm.
Control of protozoal disease (US Patent 5135746/1992)
Bait for fishes and shellfishes (US Patent 5733539/1998)
Compositions containing sucralose and application thereof (US Patent 7229658/2007)
Herbal composition for preventing and/or treating conditions in associated with depression (US Patent Application 20040180104)
Cosmetic composition containing polyorganosiloxane-containing epsilon-polylysine polymer, and polyhydric alcohol, and production thereof (European Patent EP1604647/2008)
Use of polyglutamic acid or its salts (European Patent EP1602354/2008)
Hair growing and restoring agent (Japanese Patent JP10017439/1998)
Active Oxygen eliminating agent (Japanese Patent JP11279069/1999)
Skin Care Preparation (Japanese Patent JP2002363028)
Note Naturalized plants (introduced from China in 1716-1736)

Male plants

April 2009
at Tsukuba Botanical Garden
April 2009
at Tsukuba Botanical Garden
April 2009
at Tsukuba Botanical Garden