1. Family: Cupressaceae Gray
    1. Genus: Chamaecyparis Spach
      1. Chamaecyparis formosensis Matsum.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. & Central Taiwan.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Chamaecyparis formosensis is rated as Endangered (EN) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 1.94, which places it in position 82 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 16.52, ranked 175. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

    Distribution

    Chamaecyparis formosensis Matsum. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2001 Wilson, E.H. [9764], Taiwan K000087984
    Feb 1, 2001 Wilson, E.H. [9782], Taiwan K000087991
    Feb 1, 2001 Wilson, E.H. [10180], Taiwan K000087986
    Dec 1, 1999 Wilson, E.H. [9764A], Taiwan K000087988
    Dec 1, 1999 Wilson, E.H. [11155], Taiwan K000087990
    Dec 1, 1999 Price, W.R. [954], Taiwan K000087987
    Dec 1, 1999 Kawakami, T. [25], Taiwan K000087989
    Oct 1, 1996 Kirkham, A.S. [ETOT42], Taiwan K000087985

    First published in Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 15: 137 (1901)

    Accepted by

    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    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.

    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