Metasequoia glyptostroboides Hu & W.C.Cheng

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

[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

English
Dawn Redwood

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 2006 Silba, J. [B-220] K001090528 isotype Yes
Aug 1, 2006 Silba, J. [B-220] K001090527 isotype Yes
Jul 1, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [2], Hubei K000088694 isolectotype Yes
Feb 17, 2000 Hsueh, C.J. [5], China K000088696 syntype Yes
Feb 17, 2000 Gressitt, J.L. [2564], China K000088706 No
Feb 17, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [351], China K000088702 No
Feb 17, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [2], Hubei K001090529 Yes
Feb 17, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [180], Hubei K000088695 syntype Yes
Feb 1, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [209], China K000088701 No
Feb 1, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [5], China K000088707 No
Feb 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [1141], China K000088708 No
Feb 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [851], China K000088700 No
Feb 1, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [219], China K000088704 No
Feb 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [1163], China K000088709 No
Feb 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [816], China K000088705 No
Feb 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [558], China K000088703 No
Jan 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [1168], China K000088697 No
Jan 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [571], China K000088698 No
Jan 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [808], China K000088699 No
Jan 1, 2000 Hwa, C.T. [2], Hubei K001090530 Yes
38475.000 No
73824.000 No
73825.000 No
73826.000 No
73823.000 No

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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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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    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/
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  • 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/
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