Sequoiadendron giganteum (Lindl.) J.Buchholz

First published in Amer. J. Bot. 26: 536 (1939)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is California (Sierra Nevada). It is a tree and grows primarly in the temperate biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

California

Introduced into:

Austria, France, Great Britain

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Conifer Specialist Group (1998). Sequoiadendron giganteum. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. < www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 October 2010.
  • Farjon, A. (2005). A Monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A Handbook of the World’s Conifers. E.J. Brill, Leiden & Boston.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 2012 Goldman, D.H. [2920], USA K000554703 No
Nov 1, 2000 Bracelin, H.P. [717] K000088887 No
Feb 24, 2000 Lobb, W. [436], California K000088885 isotype Yes
Feb 1, 2000 Kuntze, O. [3169] K000088886 No
Feb 1, 2000 Stagner, H. [s.n.] K000088888 No
Feb 1, 2000 Thomas, J.H. [10390] K000088889 No
73846.000 No
73847.000 No
73848.000 No

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    • EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0