Genus:
Larix Mill.

Larix kaempferi (Lamb.) Carrière

This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Japan.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Larix kaempferi is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.28, which places it in position 734 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 13.81, ranked 169. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Japan

Introduced into:

Austria, Baltic States, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Inner Mongolia, Ireland, Korea, Netherlands, New York, Newfoundland, Norway, Sweden, Turkey

English
Japanese Larch

Larix kaempferi (Lamb.) Carrière appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2009 Faurie, U.J. [788], Japan K000340278 No
Mar 1, 2006 Maximowicz, C.J. [s.n.], Japan K000340277 isotype Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Japan K001081807 Yes

First published in J. Gén. Hort. 11: 97 (1856)

Accepted by

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • 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 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Güner, A. (ed.) (2018). Resimli Türkiye Floras? (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 2: 1-1054. ANG Vakf?/Nezahat Gökyi?it Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542. New York Botanical Garden.

Not accepted by

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

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2021). DOI: 10.1556/034.63.2021.3-4.1 epublication.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Güner, A. (ed.) (2018). Resimli Türkiye Floras? (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 2: 1-1054. ANG Vakf?/Nezahat Gökyi?it Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul.
  • Jonsell, B. (ed.) (2000). Flora Nordica 1: 1-344. The Bergius Foundaton.
  • Meades, S.J. & Brouillet, L. (2019). Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Newfoundland and Labrador https://www.newfoundland-labradorflora.com/checklist/.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542. New York Botanical Garden.
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Cao, R. (eds.) in Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 1: 1-779. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot.

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