Torreya californica Torr.

First published in New York J. Pharm. (1852-1854) 3: 49 (1852)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is California. It is a tree and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Descriptions

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/34026/2840781

Conservation
VU - vulnerable
[IUCN]

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

Conservation
Torreya californica is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -0.57, which places it in position 379 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 11.28, ranked 112. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.
[EDGE]

Common Names

English
Californian Nutmeg

Sources

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    • EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • 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 Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • 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