Genus:
Pinus L.

Pinus merkusii Jungh. & de Vriese

This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Sumatera, Philippines (Luzon, Mindoro).

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Pinus merkusii is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -1.39, which places it in position 458 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 4.99, ranked 614. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Philippines, Sumatera

Pinus merkusii Jungh. & de Vriese appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2010 Cooling, E.N. [410], Indonesia K000554208 No
Feb 1, 2010 Castillo, V. [6], Philippines K000554220 No
Feb 1, 2010 Walter, N. [794], Indonesia K000554205 No
Feb 1, 2010 Afriastini, J.J. [2443], Indonesia K000554207 No
Feb 1, 2010 Turnbull, J.W. [s.n.], Philippines K000554219 No
Feb 1, 2010 Bawan, F. [FB26832], Philippines K000554221 No
Feb 1, 2010 Warouw, G.F. [BB2035], Indonesia K000554204 No
Oct 20, 1995 Cooling, E.N. [406], Indonesia K000554206 No
Vidal, S. [624], Philippines K000554218 No
Merritt, M.L. [8830], Philippines K000554217 No

First published in W.H.de Vriese, Pl. Nov. Ind. Bat. 1: 5 (1845)

Accepted by

  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • 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 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Khou, E. (2007). New records of conifers in Cambodia and Laos Edinburgh Journal of Botany 64: 37-44.

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

  • 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