1. Family: Cupressaceae Gray
    1. Genus: Cupressus L.
      1. Cupressus pendula Thunb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. China.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Cupressus pendula is rated as Data Deficient (DD) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 1.75, which places it in position 125 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 5.96, ranked 638. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast

    Introduced into:

    Japan, Vietnam

    Cupressus pendula Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 1, 2012 Zhou, F.J. [214], China Cupressus funebris K000554683
    Apr 1, 2001 Steward, A.N. [10], China Cupressus funebris K000088074
    Apr 1, 2001 Liu, Z.Y. [14656], China Cupressus funebris K000088077
    Mar 1, 2000 Farges, P.G. [s.n.], China Cupressus funebris K000088073
    Jan 1, 2000 Wang, Z.T. [870159], China Cupressus funebris K000088076
    Jun 1, 1999 Wilson, E.H. [798], China Cupressus funebris K000088072
    Jun 1, 1999 Tso, C.L. [21017], China Cupressus funebris K000088071
    Jun 1, 1999 Henry, A. [1898], China Cupressus funebris K000088078
    Jun 1, 1999 Henry, A. [1070], China Cupressus funebris K000088079
    Jun 1, 1999 Ching, R.C. [3287], China Cupressus funebris K000088083
    Jun 1, 1999 Chu, K.L. [3995], China Cupressus funebris K000088086
    Jun 1, 1999 Steward, A.N. [825], China Cupressus funebris K000088075
    Jun 1, 1999 Fang, W.P. [3356], China Cupressus funebris K000088085
    Jun 1, 1999 Fang, W.P. [6043], China Cupressus funebris K000088087
    Jun 1, 1999 Tsiang, Y. [4928], China Cupressus funebris K000088081
    Jun 1, 1999 Pei, C. [10164], China Cupressus funebris K000088084
    May 1, 1999 Chiao, C.Y. [s.n.], China Cupressus funebris K000088082
    May 1, 1997 Kirkham, A.S. [SICH1702], China Cupressus funebris K000088080
    Sep 1, 1991 Cheng, W.C. [828], China Cupressus funebris K000088088

    First published in Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 4: 40 (1783)

    Not accepted by

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

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Little, D.P., Thomas, P., Nguyén, H.T. & Phan, L.K. (2011). Before it had a name: Diagnostic characteristics, geographic distribution, and the conservation of Cupressus tonkinensis (Cupressaceae) Brittonia 63: 171-196.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

    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 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