Genus:
Juniperus L.

Juniperus brevifolia (Seub.) Antoine

This species is accepted, and its native range is Azores, Portugal.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Juniperus brevifolia is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -1.66, which places it in position 484 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.81, ranked 842. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Azores, Portugal

Juniperus brevifolia (Seub.) Antoine appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 2000 Hunt, T.C. [242], Macaronesia K000089428 No
Dec 1, 1998 Gay, J. [s.n.] K000076223 Yes
Dec 1, 1998 Warburg, E.F. [H489a], Macaronesia K000089429 No
Dec 1, 1998 Warburg, E.F. [H489b], Macaronesia K000089430 No
Dec 1, 1998 Guppy, H.B. [s.n.], Macaronesia K000089431 No

First published in Cupress.-Gatt.: 16 (1857)

Accepted by

  • Adams, R.P. (2008). Junipers of the World: The genus Juniperus ed. 2: 1-402. Trafford publishing Co., Vancouver.
  • 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.

  • 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 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

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