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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Afghanistan to W. Central Himalaya.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Pinus gerardiana is rated as Near Threatened (NT) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -3.39, which places it in position 562 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 8.44, ranked 302. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

Pinus gerardiana Wall. ex D.Don appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2007 Köie, M. [2966], Afghanistan K000288334
Mar 1, 2007 Aitchison, J.E.T. [113], Afghanistan K000288357
Mar 1, 2007 Duthie, J.F. [20655], Pakistan K000288358
Mar 1, 2007 Grey-Wilson, C.R. [1049], Afghanistan K000288335
Mar 1, 2007 Thomson, T. [s.n.], India K000288359
Mar 1, 2007 Rodin, R.J. [5651], Pakistan K000288356
Mar 1, 2007 Thomson, T. [s.n.], India K000288355
Mar 1, 2007 Drummond, J.R. [2084], India K000288360
Jan 1, 2003 Stewart, R.R. [7897], India K000288353
Jan 1, 2003 Giles, [?] [566], Pakistan K000288354
Gerard, P. [Cat. no. 6064], India K000553408 lectotype

First published in A.B.Lambert, Descr. Pinus, ed. 3, 2: 144 bis (1832)

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)
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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