Taxus contorta Griff.

First published in Itin. Pl. Khasyah Mts.: 351 (1848)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is N. Afghanistan to Central Himalaya. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Taxus wallichiana.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Möller, M., Gao, L.M., Mill, R.R., Li, D.Z., Hollingsworth, M.L. & Gibby, M. (2007). Morphometric analysis of the Taxus wallichiana complex (Taxaceae) based on herbarium material. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 155: 307-335.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 2008 Edelberg, L. [1979] Afghanistan K000552976 No
May 1, 2008 s.coll. [3] K001090446 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dec 1, 2005 Sinnott, M.; Jackson, A. [EPAK146] Pakistan K000288206 No
Mar 21, 1995 Griffith, W. [5002] Afghanistan K000552975 Lectotype Yes
Rodin, R.J. [5313] Pakistan K000288222 No
Thomson, T. [1174] India K000288209 No
Haines, H.H. [2290] India K000288225 No
Gamble, J.S. [23507] India K000288221 No
Heybroek, T.W. [29] Pakistan K000288219 No
Sprague, T.A. [130] Pakistan K000288213 No
Wallich, N. [6054B] India K000288202 No
Aitchison, J.E.T. [69] Afghanistan K000288212 No
Drummond, J.R. [26626] India K000288224 No
Mukerji, S.K. [A0001] India K000288210 No
Stewart, R.R. [5931] India K000288207 No
Strachey, R. [A0002] India K000288211 No
Rich, H.H. [93] India K000288223 No
Berry, M.J. [12] Nepal K000288231 No
Gamble, J.S. [23768] India K000288220 No
Schlagintweit, R. [s.n.] India K000288226 No
Thomson, T. [s.n.] India K000288237 No
Rich, H.H. [1030] India K000288227 No

Sources

  • 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/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0