Genus:
Juniperus L.

Juniperus polycarpos K.Koch

This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Turkey to S. Turkmenistan, Lebanon.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Juniperus polycarpos has not been evaluated (NE) yet according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 1.66, which places it in position 156 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 5.43, ranked 737. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Iran, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan

Juniperus polycarpos K.Koch appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2012 Davlianidze, M. [1908], Georgia Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000554629 No
Feb 1, 2010 Eristavi, M. [38], Georgia Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000554181 No
Feb 1, 2010 Eristavi, M. [37], Georgia Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000554190 No
Feb 1, 2010 Atha, D.E. [4644], Georgia Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000554183 No
Oct 1, 2002 Kotschy, K.G.T. [711], Iran Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089345 isolectotype Yes
Aug 1, 2001 Sintenis, P.E.E. [912], Turkmenistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089517 No
Apr 1, 2001 Sintenis, P.E.E. [5520], Turkey Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089344 Yes
Apr 1, 2001 Bornmueller, J. [4343], Iran Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089339 No
Apr 1, 2001 Bornmueller, J. [4345], Iran Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089340 No
Apr 1, 2001 Bornmueller, J. [4344], Iran Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089341 No
Apr 1, 2001 Aitchison, J.E.T. [1125], Afghanistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089361 No
Feb 1, 2001 Köie, M. [2967], Afghanistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000075150 No
Oct 1, 1999 Juniper, B.E. [2], Uzbekistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089570 No
Oct 1, 1999 Juniper, B.E. [1], Uzbekistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089569 No
Nov 1, 1998 Meyer, F.N. [498], Turkmenistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089320 No
Oct 1, 1998 Maconochie, J.R. [3655], Oman Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089335 No
Oct 1, 1998 Furse, P. [6366], Afghanistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089362 No
Oct 1, 1998 Sintenis, P.E.E. [5520], Turkey Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K001090499 isoneotype Yes
Sep 1, 1998 Parris, B.S. [75-326], Iran Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089365 No
Sep 1, 1998 Aitchison, J.E.T. [114], Afghanistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089366 No
Sep 1, 1998 Brown, E.S. [3451], Iran Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089338 No
Sep 1, 1998 Furse, P. [7209], Iran Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089342 No
Sep 1, 1998 Stapf, O. [s.n.], Iran Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089337 No
Sep 1, 1998 Miller, A.G. [2780], Oman Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089343 No
Sep 1, 1998 Gadekar, H.L. [2751], India Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089818 No
Sep 1, 1998 Stainton, J.D.A. [5345], Turkey Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089364 No
Sep 1, 1998 Carter, J.E. [37], Afghanistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089334 No
Sep 1, 1998 Regel, A. [s.n.], Kazakhstan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000088304 No
Sep 1, 1998 Kotschy, K.G.T. [711], Iran Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K001090498 isolectotype Yes
Sep 1, 1998 Gadekar, H.L. [2752], India Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089819 No
Sep 1, 1998 Hewer, T.F. [1989], Iran Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089336 No
Sep 1, 1998 Nevski, S. [200] Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089521 No
Aug 1, 1998 Vasák, V. [22794], Uzbekistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089512 No
Aug 1, 1998 Mathew, B. [10505] Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089513 No
Aug 1, 1998 Mathew, B. [10662], Uzbekistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089514 No
Aug 1, 1998 Santapau, H. [1054F], Pakistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089820 No
Jul 1, 1998 Meyer, F.N. [609], Turkmenistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089520 No
Jul 1, 1998 Androsov, N. [s.n.], Turkmenistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089519 No
Jul 1, 1998 Mihelson, A.J. [s.n.], Turkmenistan Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089518 No
Oct 1, 1996 Prendergast, H.D.V. [593], Oman Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000089363 No
Fayvush, G. [05-0738], Armenia Juniperus excelsa subsp. polycarpos K000554609 No

First published in Linnaea 22: 303 (1849)

Accepted by

  • Adams, R.P. (2008). Junipers of the World: The genus Juniperus ed. 2: 1-402. Trafford publishing Co., Vancouver.
  • Adams, R.P., Al-Farsi, A. & Schwarzbach, A.E. (2014). Confirmation of the southern-most population of Juniperus seravschanica in Oman by DNA sequencing of nrDNA and four cpDNA regions Phytologia 96: 218-224.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Adams, R.P. (2008). Junipers of the World: The genus Juniperus ed. 2: 1-402. Trafford publishing Co., Vancouver.
  • Adams, R.P., Al-Farsi, A. & Schwarzbach, A.E. (2014). Confirmation of the southern-most population of Juniperus seravschanica in Oman by DNA sequencing of nrDNA and four cpDNA regions Phytologia 96: 218-224.

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