Genus:
Sequoia Endl.

Sequoia sempervirens (D.Don) Endl.

This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Oregon to W. California. It is used as a medicine and has environmental uses.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Sequoia sempervirens is rated as Endangered (EN) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 3, which places it in position 15 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 47.81, ranked 42. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 2475–2475 m a.s.l. Cultivated in Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bogotá DC.
Habit
Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): EN A2acd.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: artificial - terrestrial.

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

California, Oregon

Introduced into:

Baleares, France, Great Britain, Italy

Sequoia sempervirens (D.Don) Endl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 2000 Rodin, R.J. [8422] K000088893
Feb 1, 2000 Brewer, W.H. [1480] K000088900
Feb 1, 2000 Eastwood, A. [s.n.] K000088897
Feb 1, 2000 Eastwood, A. [s.n.] K000088901
Feb 1, 2000 Tracy, J.P. [14764] K000088903
Feb 1, 2000 Rodin, R.J. [6988] K000088890
Feb 1, 2000 Ball, J. [s.n.] K000088906
Feb 1, 2000 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.] K000088912
Feb 1, 2000 Douglas, D. [s.n.] K000088911
Feb 1, 2000 Baker, C.F. [319] K000088907
Feb 1, 2000 Lemmon, J.G. [s.n.] K000088908
Feb 1, 2000 Rose, L.S. [325] K000088894
Feb 1, 2000 Eastwood, A. [s.n.] K000088902
Feb 1, 2000 Tracy, J.P. [15231] K000088904
Feb 1, 2000 Eastwood, A. [s.n.] K000088895
Feb 1, 2000 Stauffer, H.U. [5940] K000088910
Feb 1, 2000 Eastwood, A. [s.n.] K000088896
Feb 1, 2000 Brewer, W.H. [914] K000088899
Feb 1, 2000 Rodin, R.J. [6496] K000088892
Feb 1, 2000 Hartweg, C.T. [1974] K000088905
Feb 1, 2000 Rodin, R.J. [6987] K000088891
Feb 1, 2000 Keck, D.D. [1368] K000088909
Feb 1, 2000 Hoover, R.F. [4756] K000088898
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First published in Syn. Conif.: 198 (1847)

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 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Bernal, R., S.R. Gradstein & M. Celis (eds.). 2019. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/

  • 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

  • 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

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0