1. Family: Sciadopityaceae Luerss.
    1. Genus: Sciadopitys Siebold & Zucc.
      1. Sciadopitys verticillata (Thunb.) Siebold & Zucc.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Central & S. Japan.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Sciadopitys verticillata is rated as Near Threatened (NT) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -0.64, which places it in position 385 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 10.51, ranked 2. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Sciadopitys verticillata (Thunb.) Siebold & Zucc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2000 Wilson, E.H. [7851], Japan K000087501
    Jan 1, 2000 Wilson, E.H. [7773], Japan K000087506
    Jan 1, 2000 Hotta, M. [55], Japan K000087502
    Jan 1, 2000 Oldham, R. [800], Japan K000075294
    Jan 1, 2000 Oldham, R. [178], Japan K000075295
    Jan 1, 2000 leg. ign. [s.n.], Japan K000075297
    Jan 1, 2000 Maximowicz, C.J. [s.n.], Japan K000075296
    Jan 1, 2000 Fortune, R. [s.n.], Japan K000087504
    Jan 1, 2000 Takagi, T. [1558], Japan K000087503
    Jan 1, 2000 Veitch, J.G. [s.n.], Japan K000075298
    73866.000

    First published in Fl. Jap. 2(1): 3 (1842)

    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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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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