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This species is accepted, and its native range is Turkey to Lebanon, Cyprus.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Cedrus libani is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 0.25, which places it in position 350 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 25.75, ranked 64. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Cyprus, Lebanon-Syria, Turkey

Cedrus libani A.Rich. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
73877.000

First published in J.B.G.M.Bory de Saint-Vincent, Dict. Class. Hist. Nat. 3: 299 (1823)

Accepted by

  • 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.

EDGE Gymnosperms
EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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

Kew Science Photographs
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