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This species is accepted, and its native range is California (Klamath Mountains, S. Sierra Nevada).
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 balfouriana is rated as Near Threatened (NT) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -3.43, which places it in position 565 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 8.07, ranked 316. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

California

Pinus balfouriana Balf. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 2010 Engelmann, G. [s.n.], USA K000554246
s.coll. [s.n.] K001081817
Cumming, W.C. [2011], USA K000288361
Bailey, H.E. [s.n.], USA K000288362
Coville, F.V. [1417], USA K000288363
Darland, C. [s.n.], USA K000288364

First published in A.Murray, Bot. Exped. Oregon 8: 1 (1853)

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.

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/
© 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 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