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This genus is accepted, and its native range is N. Vietnam to China (N. Guangxi).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China Southeast, Vietnam

Xanthocyparis Farjon & T.H.Nguyên appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Novon 12: 179 (2002)

Accepted by

  • Christenhusz, M.J.M., Fay, M.F. & Chase, M.W. (2017). Plants of the World. An illustrated encyclopedia of vascular plants: 1-792. Kew Publishing, The university of Chicago Press.
  • Zhu, A., Fan, W.S., Adams, R.P. & Mower, J.P. (2018). Phylogenomic evidence for ancient recombination between plastid genomes of the Cupressus-Juniperus-Xanthocyparis complex (Cupressaceae) BioMed Central Evolutionary Biology 18(137): 1-10.

Not accepted by

  • Christenhusz, M.J.M., Reveal, J.L., Farjon, A., Gardner, M.F., Mill, R.R. & Chase, M.W. (2011). A new classification and linear sequence of extant gymnosperms Phytotaxa 19: 55-70. [Cited as Cupressus.]
  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Cupressus.]

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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