Genus:
Cupressus L.

Cupressus pendula Thunb.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. China.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Cupressus pendula is rated as Data Deficient (DD) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 1.75, which places it in position 125 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 5.96, ranked 638. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast

Introduced into:

Japan, Vietnam

English
Chinese Weeping Cypress

Cupressus pendula Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 1, 2012 Zhou, F.J. [214], China Cupressus funebris K000554683 No
Apr 1, 2001 Liu, Z.Y. [14656], China Cupressus funebris K000088077 No
Apr 1, 2001 Steward, A.N. [10], China Cupressus funebris K000088074 No
Mar 1, 2000 Farges, P.G. [s.n.], China Cupressus funebris K000088073 No
Jan 1, 2000 Wang, Z.T. [870159], China Cupressus funebris K000088076 No
Jun 1, 1999 Ching, R.C. [3287], China Cupressus funebris K000088083 No
Jun 1, 1999 Tsiang, Y. [4928], China Cupressus funebris K000088081 No
Jun 1, 1999 Henry, A. [1070], China Cupressus funebris K000088079 No
Jun 1, 1999 Fang, W.P. [3356], China Cupressus funebris K000088085 No
Jun 1, 1999 Henry, A. [1898], China Cupressus funebris K000088078 No
Jun 1, 1999 Fang, W.P. [6043], China Cupressus funebris K000088087 No
Jun 1, 1999 Steward, A.N. [825], China Cupressus funebris K000088075 No
Jun 1, 1999 Wilson, E.H. [798], China Cupressus funebris K000088072 No
Jun 1, 1999 Tso, C.L. [21017], China Cupressus funebris K000088071 No
Jun 1, 1999 Pei, C. [10164], China Cupressus funebris K000088084 No
Jun 1, 1999 Chu, K.L. [3995], China Cupressus funebris K000088086 No
May 1, 1999 Chiao, C.Y. [s.n.], China Cupressus funebris K000088082 No
May 1, 1997 Kirkham, A.S. [SICH1702], China Cupressus funebris K000088080 No
Sep 1, 1991 Cheng, W.C. [828], China Cupressus funebris K000088088 No

First published in Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 4: 40 (1783)

Not accepted by

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

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Little, D.P., Thomas, P., Nguyén, H.T. & Phan, L.K. (2011). Before it had a name: Diagnostic characteristics, geographic distribution, and the conservation of Cupressus tonkinensis (Cupressaceae) Brittonia 63: 171-196.

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    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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

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