Genus:
Larix Mill.

Larix lyallii Parl.

This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. British Columbia to W. Montana.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Larix lyallii is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.16, which places it in position 727 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 15.6, ranked 156. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Washington

English
Alpine Larch

Larix lyallii Parl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2009 Macoun, J.M. [s.n.], Canada K000340292 No
Feb 1, 2009 Moir, T.R.G. [443], Canada K000340293 No
Feb 1, 2009 Henry, A. [s.n.], USA K000340299 No
Feb 1, 2009 Henry, A. [s.n.], USA K000340296 No
Feb 1, 2009 Jack, J.G. [s.n.], Canada K000340297 No
Mar 1, 2006 Lyall, D. [s.n.], Washington K000553409 holotype Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K001081805 Yes

First published in Conif. Nov.: 3 (1863)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, 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