1. Family: Cupressaceae Gray
    1. Genus: Juniperus L.
      1. Juniperus procumbens (Siebold ex Endl.) Miq.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & S. Korea, S. Japan to Nansei-shoto.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Juniperus procumbens is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.44, which places it in position 1003 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 4.3, ranked 916. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Japan, Korea, Nansei-shoto

    Juniperus procumbens (Siebold ex Endl.) Miq. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1999 Price, W.R. [1406], Japan K000089739
    Jan 1, 1999 leg. ign. [s.n.], Japan K000089740
    Dec 1, 1998 Siebold, P.F. von [s.n.], Japan K000089738 lectotype
    s.coll. [s.n.], Japan K001090507

    First published in P.F. von Siebold & J.G.Zuccarini, Fl. Jap. 2: 59 (1870)

    Accepted by

    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Adams, R.P. (2008). Junipers of the World: The genus Juniperus ed. 2: 1-402. Trafford publishing Co., Vancouver.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Adams, R.P. (2008). Junipers of the World: The genus Juniperus ed. 2: 1-402. Trafford publishing Co., Vancouver.

    Sources

    EDGE Gymnosperms
    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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
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