Genus:
Cupressus L.

Cupressus sempervirens L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Medit. to Iran. It is used as a poison and a medicine, has environmental uses and for fuel.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 1300–2700 m a.s.l. Cultivated in Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bogotá DC, Cundinamarca.
Habit
Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Ciprés

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Cupressus sempervirens is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.14, which places it in position 900 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 5.82, ranked 610. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
ciprés, pino

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Fuel
Used for fuels.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
Use Poisons
Poisons.

Native to:

Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Iran, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Palestine, Turkey

Introduced into:

Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Corse, France, Greece, Italy, Krym, Morocco, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Cupressus sempervirens L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2001 Kotschy [327], Lebanon K000088010 No
Jan 1, 2001 Sintenis, P.E.E. [506], Cyprus K000088120 No
May 1, 1999 Bourgeau, E. [5337], Greece K000088124 No
May 1, 1999 Kennedy, E.W. [1532], Cyprus K000088126 No
May 1, 1999 Kennedy, E.W. [1870], Cyprus K000088125 No
May 1, 1999 Fowler, S.V. [s.n.], Syria K000088014 No
May 1, 1999 Archibald, J.C. [2319], Iran K000088013 No
May 1, 1999 Furse, P. [2865], Iran K000088128 No
May 1, 1999 Pampanini, R. [N106], Libya K000088119 No
May 1, 1999 Davis, P.H. [49998], Libya K000088116 No
May 1, 1999 Gimingham, C.H. [86], Libya K000088117 No
May 1, 1999 Bowles Scholarship Bot. Exped. [837], Iran K000088129 No
May 1, 1999 Karamanli, K. el [908], Libya K000088118 No
May 1, 1999 Chapman, G.W. [29], Syria K000088130 No
May 1, 1999 Davis, P.H. [40347], Greece K000088122 No
May 1, 1999 Heldreich, T.H.H. von [s.n.], Greece K000088123 No
May 1, 1999 Andersen, J.S. [217], Iran K000088127 No
May 1, 1999 Polunin, O. [5266], Lebanon K000088131 No
May 1, 1999 Davis, P.H. [40481], Greece K000088121 No
Jun 5, 1995 Davis, P.H. [14065], Turkey K000088009 No
Jun 1, 1995 Balansa, B. [s.n.], Turkey K000088012 No
Jun 1, 1995 Davis, P.H. [25818], Turkey K000088011 No
Jun 1, 1995 Davis, P.H. [41150], Turkey K000088015 No
Jun 1, 1995 Davis, P.H. [41377], Turkey K000088016 No
Jun 1, 1995 Davis, P.H. [25933], Turkey K000075102 No
Jun 1, 1995 Davis, P.H. [56383], Iran K000088008 No
73791.000 No

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1002 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Aymerich, P. (2019). Notes sobre flora allòctona a Catalunya. II Butlletí de la Institució Catalana d’Història Natural 83: 3-21.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • 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 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Greuter, W. & Raus, T. (eds.) (2012). Med-Checklist Notulae, 31 Willdenowia 42: 287-295.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • PROTA (2021). Plants Resources of Tropical Africa. https://prota4u.org/database/
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/
  • RBG, Kew (ed.) (1999). Survey of Economic Plants for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (SEPASAL) database. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London.

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

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

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • 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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Copyright applied to individual images

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0