1. Family: Taxaceae Gray
    1. Genus: Taxus L.
      1. Taxus chinensis (Pilg.) Rehder

        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
    Taxus chinensis is rated as Endangered (EN) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 2.14, which places it in position 57 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 20.26, ranked 142. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

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

    Taxus chinensis (Pilg.) Rehder appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 1, 2008 Farges, P.G. [128], China K000552982
    May 1, 2008 Cheng, W.C. [2890], China K000552984
    May 1, 2008 Chiao, C.Y. [464], China K000552987
    May 1, 2008 Chow, K.S. [76099], China K000552981
    May 1, 2008 Liu, Z.Y. [14704], China K000552988
    May 1, 2008 Ching, R.C. [2622], China K000552992
    May 1, 2008 Thomas, P.I. [82], Vietnam K000553027
    Jul 6, 1993 Wilson, E.H. [624], China K000552985
    Jul 6, 1993 Wilson, E.H. [479], China K000552986
    Jul 6, 1993 Henry, A. [6913], China K000552983
    Wilson, E.H. [9738], Taiwan K000553004 isotype
    Wilson, E.H. [9738], Taiwan K001090445

    First published in J. Arnold Arbor. 1: 51 (1919)

    Accepted by

    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Not accepted by

    • Möller, M., Gao, L.M., Mill, R.R., Li, D.Z., Hollingsworth, M.L. & Gibby, M. (2007). Morphometric analysis of the Taxus wallichiana complex (Taxaceae) based on herbarium material Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 155: 307-335. [Cited as Taxus wallichiana var. chinensis.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    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