1. Family: Pinaceae Spreng. ex F.Rudolphi
    1. Genus: Cedrus Trew
      1. Cedrus atlantica (Endl.) Manetti ex Carrière

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. & N. Central Morocco to N. Algeria.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Cedrus atlantica is rated as Endangered (EN) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 2.61, which places it in position 23 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 32.46, ranked 63. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Morocco

    Introduced into:

    France, Greece, Italy, Portugal

    Cedrus atlantica (Endl.) Manetti ex Carrière appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2007 Bramwell, D. [595], Morocco K000288031
    Jan 1, 2007 Bourgeau, E. [s.n.], Algeria K000288028
    Jan 1, 2007 Cosson, E. [s.n.], Algeria K000288027
    Jan 1, 2007 leg. ign. [s.n.], Algeria K000288026
    Lindberg, H. [4450], Morocco K000288030
    Balansa, B. [1056], Algeria K000288029

    First published in Traité Gén. Conif.: 285 (1855)

    Accepted by

    • Stinca, A. & al. (2017). New alien vascular species for the flora of southern Italy Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 72: 295-301.
    • 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.
    • Mateos, M.A. & Valdés, B. (2009). Catálogo de la flora vascular del Rif occidental calizo (N de Marruecos). I Selaginellaceae - Rosaceae Lagascalia 29: 105-257.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Cedrus libani subsp. atlantica.]

    Literature

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