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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (Chongqing, Hubei, Hunan).
Metasequoia glyptostroboides

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Metasequoia glyptostroboides is rated as Endangered (EN) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 3.07, which places it in position 12 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 51.26, ranked 37. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast

Introduced into:

Great Britain

Metasequoia glyptostroboides Hu & W.C.Cheng appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 2006 Silba, J. [B-220] K001090528 isotype
Aug 1, 2006 Silba, J. [B-220] K001090527 isotype
Jul 1, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [2], Hubei K000088694 isolectotype
Feb 17, 2000 Hsueh, C.J. [5], China K000088696 syntype
Feb 17, 2000 Gressitt, J.L. [2564], China K000088706
Feb 17, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [351], China K000088702
Feb 17, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [2], Hubei K001090529
Feb 17, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [180], Hubei K000088695 syntype
Feb 1, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [209], China K000088701
Feb 1, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [5], China K000088707
Feb 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [1141], China K000088708
Feb 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [851], China K000088700
Feb 1, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [219], China K000088704
Feb 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [1163], China K000088709
Feb 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [816], China K000088705
Feb 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [558], China K000088703
Jan 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [1168], China K000088697
Jan 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [571], China K000088698
Jan 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [808], China K000088699
Jan 1, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [2], Hubei K001090530
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First published in Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol., n.s., 1: 154 (1948)

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 1: 1-526. 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.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.

EDGE Gymnosperms
EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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