Cryptomeria japonica (Thunb. ex L.f.) D.Don

This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Japan. It is has environmental uses, as a medicine and for food.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Cryptomeria japonica is rated as Near Threatened (NT) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -2.29, which places it in position 508 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 25.26, ranked 46. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 1500–2600 m a.s.l. Cultivated in Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bogotá DC, Cundinamarca.
Habit
Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): NT.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: artificial - terrestrial.

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Japan

Introduced into:

Azores, China South-Central, China Southeast, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Føroyar, Great Britain, Korea, Mauritius, New Zealand North, Réunion, Sweden, Turkey

Cryptomeria japonica (Thunb. ex L.f.) D.Don appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2000 Wilson, E.H. [3008], China K000087927
Nov 1, 2000 Wilson, E.H. [4077], China K000087931
Nov 1, 1998 Home, J.E. [s.n.], Zhejiang K000087945
Nov 1, 1998 Cheng, W.C. [105], China K000087925
Nov 1, 1998 Mobbs, R.H. [s.n.], China K000087926
Nov 1, 1998 Fortune, R. [s.n.], China K000087928
Nov 1, 1998 Meyer, F.N. [1597], China K000087933
Nov 1, 1998 Maire, E.E. [62], China K000087936
Nov 1, 1998 Rock, J.F. [12001], China K000087937
Nov 1, 1998 Takahashi, M. [s.n.], Japan K000087938
Nov 1, 1998 Chow, K.S. [80268], China K000087947
Nov 1, 1998 Maximowicz, C.J. [s.n.], Japan K000087943
Nov 1, 1998 Takahashi, M. [230], Japan K000087940
Nov 1, 1998 Hotta, M. [11754], Japan K000087939
Nov 1, 1998 Faurie, U.J. [Père] [135], Japan K000087944
Nov 1, 1998 Maire, E.E. [2459], China K000087935
Nov 1, 1998 Fortune, R. [16], China K001090478 isolectotype
Nov 1, 1998 Siebold, P.F. von [s.n.], Japan K001090479
Nov 1, 1998 Tsiang, Y. [8850], China K000087934
Nov 1, 1998 Wilson, E.H. [6011], Japan K000087942
Nov 1, 1998 Silvestri, C. [105], China K000087930
Nov 1, 1998 Tso, C.L. [1495], China K000087948
Nov 1, 1998 Ching, R.C. [3326], China K000087929
Nov 1, 1998 Fortune, R. [16], Jiangsu K000087946 lectotype
Nov 1, 1998 Faber, E. [990], Sichuan K001090480
Nov 1, 1998 Wilson, E.H. [7627], Japan K000087941
Nov 1, 1998 Law, Y.W. [833], China K000087932
Nov 1, 1998 Tso, C.L. [1233], China K000087949
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Farjon, A. 73136.000
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Farjon, A., United Kingdom 73140.000
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Farjon, A. 73142.000
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First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 18: 167 (1839)

Accepted by

  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flore des Mascareignes 27-30bis: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Güner, A. (ed.) (2018). Resimli Türkiye Floras? (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 2: 1-1054. ANG Vakf?/Nezahat Gökyi?it Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flore des Mascareignes 27-30bis: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
  • Güner, A. (ed.) (2018). Resimli Türkiye Floras? (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 2: 1-1054. ANG Vakf?/Nezahat Gökyi?it Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul.
  • Jonsell, B. (ed.) (2000). Flora Nordica 1: 1-344. The Bergius Foundaton.
  • 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.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Bernal, R., S.R. Gradstein & M. Celis (eds.). 2019. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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