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Table 1 Schima species of East Asia. Data Sources: this study, eFlora of China (, Chinese Virtual Herbarium database (, GBIF database ( and International Union for Conservation of Nature (

From: Species richness, forest types and regeneration of Schima in the subtropical forest ecosystem of Yunnan, southwestern China

SpeciesDistribution region
Schima khasianaYunnan, SE Tibet of China; Bhutan; NE India; N Myanmar; N Vietnam
Schima villosaYunnan of China
Schima sinensisNE Yunnan, N Guangxi, Guizhou, western Hubei, western Hunan, Sichuan of China
Schima sericansNW Yunnan, SE Tibet of China
Schima argenteaYunnan, S Gaungxi, Jiangxi, SW Sichuan of China; Myanmar; Vietnam of China; Myanmar; Vietnam
Schima noronhaeS Yunnan of China; Indonesia; Laos; Malaysia; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
Schima wallichiiS Yunnan, S Guangxi, S Guizhou, SE Tibet of China; Bhutan; NE India; Bangladesh; Laos; Myanmar; Nepal; Thailand; Vietnam; Japan (Ryukyu Islands); Indonesia; Brunei; Cambodia
Schima brevipedicellataSE Yunnan, NW Guangdong, N Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, S Jiangxi, SE Sichuan of China; N Vietnam
Schima multibracteataE & S Guangdong of China
Schima crenataHainan of China; Cambodia; Indonesia; Laos; Malaysia; Thailand; Vietnam
Schima remotiserrataFujian, Guangdong, E Guangxi, S Hunan, Jiangxi of China
Schima parvifloraN Guizhou, W Hubei, NW Hunan, E Sichuan of China
Schima superbaAnhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Taiwan, Zhejiang of China; Japan (Ryukyu Islands)
Schima brevifoliaaMalaysia
Schima lobbiiaMalaysia
Schima monticolaaMalaysia
  1. a: According to The Plant List database (, the species name is unsolved, but it is used by local botanists