1. Family: Pinaceae Spreng. ex F.Rudolphi
    1. Genus: Cedrus Trew
      1. Cedrus libani A.Rich.

        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.

    Distribution

    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.

    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