Genus:
Juniperus L.

Juniperus recurva Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don

This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to China (SW. Sichuan, NW. Yunnan).

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Juniperus recurva is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.99, which places it in position 855 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 6.77, ranked 486. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya

English
Drooping Juniper

Juniperus recurva Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
India 24231.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6042], India K001122877 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6042], Nepal K001122878 Yes

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 55 (1825)

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.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.

  • 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 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 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 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