1. Family: Taxaceae Gray
    1. Genus: Torreya Arn.
      1. Torreya nucifera (L.) Siebold & Zucc.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Korea (Wando, Cheju-do), 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
    Torreya nucifera is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.04, which places it in position 717 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 17.54, ranked 111. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Japan, Korea

    Torreya nucifera (L.) Siebold & Zucc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 2008 Wilson, E.H. [6035], Japan K000553088
    Jun 1, 2008 Wilson, E.H. [6199], Japan K000553089
    Jun 1, 2008 Savatier, L. [s.n.], Japan K000553090
    Jun 1, 2008 Furuse, M. [11087], Japan K000553087
    Jun 1, 2008 Yamazaki, T. [9812], Japan K000553091
    Jun 1, 2008 Beyer, [?] [56], South Korea K000553085
    Jun 1, 2006 Siebold, P.F. von [s.n.], Japan K000287667 isotype
    Jul 5, 1993 Taquet, E.J. [1448], South Korea K000553086
    Yinger, B.R. [3388], South Korea K000553084
    Gerard, P. [Cat. no. 6054], India Taxus nucifera K001122904
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6054], Nepal Taxus nucifera K001122901
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6054], Nepal Taxus nucifera K001122902
    Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 6054], India Taxus nucifera K001122903
    Webb, W.S. [Cat. no. 6054], India Taxus nucifera K001122905
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6054], India Taxus nucifera K001122906

    First published in Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 4(3): 234 (1846)

    Accepted by

    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • 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. (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 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