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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Qinghai to Sakhalin and Nansei-shoto.

[EDGE]

Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

Conservation
Juniperus rigida is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.28, which places it in position 951 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 5.08, ranked 773. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

China North-Central, Inner Mongolia, Japan, Korea, Manchuria, Nansei-shoto, Primorye, Qinghai, Sakhalin

Introduced into:

Alabama, California

Juniperus rigida Siebold & Zucc. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
73001.000
s.coll. [s.n.], Japan K001090505 Unknown type material

First published in Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 4(3): 233 (1846)

Accepted by

  • Adams, R.P. (2008). Junipers of the World: The genus Juniperus ed. 2: 1-402. Trafford publishing Co., Vancouver.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Adams, R.P. (2008). Junipers of the World: The genus Juniperus ed. 2: 1-402. Trafford publishing Co., Vancouver.
  • Barger, T.W. & al. (2012). New and noteworthy records for the flora of Alabama Castanea 77: 257-269.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.

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EDGE Gymnosperms
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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