Genus:
Cedrus Trew

Cedrus libani A.Rich.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Turkey to Lebanon, Cyprus.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Cedrus libani is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 0.25, which places it in position 350 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 25.75, ranked 64. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Cyprus, Lebanon-Syria, Turkey

Introduced into:

Bulgaria, Great Britain

English
Cedar of Lebanon

Cedrus libani A.Rich. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
73877.000 No

First published in J.B.G.M.Bory de Saint-Vincent, Dict. Class. Hist. Nat. 3: 299 (1823)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Delipavlov, D. & Cheshmedzhiev, I. (eds.) (2011). Opredelitel na rasteniiata v Bulgariia: 1-590. Akad. Isd. Agrar. Univers. Plovdiv.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.

  • 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 Living Collection Database

    Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/

  • 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

    Copyright applied to individual images