1. Family: Cupressaceae Gray
    1. Genus: Cupressus L.
      1. Cupressus sempervirens L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Medit. to Iran.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Cupressus sempervirens is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.14, which places it in position 900 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 5.82, ranked 610. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Iran, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Palestine, Turkey

    Introduced into:

    Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Corse, France, Greece, Italy, Krym, Morocco, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

    Cupressus sempervirens L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2001 Kotschy [327], Lebanon K000088010
    Jan 1, 2001 Sintenis, P.E.E. [506], Cyprus K000088120
    May 1, 1999 Davis, P.H. [40347], Greece K000088122
    May 1, 1999 Davis, P.H. [40481], Greece K000088121
    May 1, 1999 Davis, P.H. [49998], Libya K000088116
    May 1, 1999 Polunin, O. [5266], Lebanon K000088131
    May 1, 1999 Kennedy, E.W. [1532], Cyprus K000088126
    May 1, 1999 Kennedy, E.W. [1870], Cyprus K000088125
    May 1, 1999 Furse, P. [2865], Iran K000088128
    May 1, 1999 Archibald, J.C. [2319], Iran K000088013
    May 1, 1999 Bourgeau, E. [5337], Greece K000088124
    May 1, 1999 Pampanini, R. [N106], Libya K000088119
    May 1, 1999 Heldreich, T.H.H. von [s.n.], Greece K000088123
    May 1, 1999 Fowler, S.V. [s.n.], Syria K000088014
    May 1, 1999 Karamanli, K. el [908], Libya K000088118
    May 1, 1999 Gimingham, C.H. [86], Libya K000088117
    May 1, 1999 Andersen, J.S. [217], Iran K000088127
    May 1, 1999 Bowles Scholarship Bot. Exped. [837], Iran K000088129
    May 1, 1999 Chapman, G.W. [29], Syria K000088130
    Jun 5, 1995 Davis, P.H. [14065], Turkey K000088009
    Jun 1, 1995 Davis, P.H. [56383], Iran K000088008
    Jun 1, 1995 Davis, P.H. [25818], Turkey K000088011
    Jun 1, 1995 Davis, P.H. [41150], Turkey K000088015
    Jun 1, 1995 Davis, P.H. [41377], Turkey K000088016
    Jun 1, 1995 Davis, P.H. [25933], Turkey K000075102
    Jun 1, 1995 Balansa, B. [s.n.], Turkey K000088012
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    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1002 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
    • Greuter, W. & Raus, T. (eds.) (2012). Med-Checklist Notulae, 31 Willdenowia 42: 287-295.
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • 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.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

    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

    Kew Science Photographs
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