1. Family: Cupressaceae Gray
    1. Genus: Calocedrus Kurz
      1. Calocedrus formosana (Florin) Florin

        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
    Calocedrus formosana is rated as Endangered (EN) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 1.32, which places it in position 234 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 8.94, ranked 350. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Calocedrus formosana (Florin) Florin appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2001 Wilson, E.H. [10267], Taiwan K000087894
    Jan 1, 2001 Wilson, E.H. [10960], Taiwan K000087893 lectotype
    Oct 1, 1996 Kirkham, A.S. [ETOT6], Taiwan K000087889
    Oct 1, 1996 Kirkham, A.S. [ETOT10], Taiwan K000087888
    Oct 1, 1996 Kirkham, A.S. [ETOT13], Taiwan K000087890
    Jun 1, 1991 Wilson, E.H. [10270], Taiwan K000087892
    Apr 1, 1991 Price, W.R. [344], Taiwan K000087891
    73876.000

    First published in Taxon 5: 192 (1956)

    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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.

    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.
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    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