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This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Georgia to NW. Florida.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Torreya taxifolia is rated as Critically Endangered (CR) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 3.04, which places it in position 13 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 21.63, ranked 126. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Florida, Georgia

Torreya taxifolia Arn. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 2008 Nash, G.V. [2381], USA K000553116
Jun 1, 2008 Rugel, F. [s.n.], USA K000553117
Jun 1, 2008 Gray, A. [s.n.], USA K000553118
Jun 1, 2008 Curtiss, A.H. [6716], USA K000553119
Jun 1, 2006 Torrey, J. [s.n.], Florida K000287662 holotype
Curtiss, A.H. [2675], USA K000553120

First published in Ann. Nat. Hist. 1: 130 (1838)

Accepted by

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

EDGE Gymnosperms
EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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