1. Family: Cupressaceae Gray
    1. Genus: Platycladus Spach
      1. Platycladus orientalis (L.) Franco

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Russian Far East to E. Central China and Korea.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Platycladus orientalis is rated as Near Threatened (NT) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -3.03, which places it in position 532 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 12.03, ranked 130. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Amur, China North-Central, China Southeast, Khabarovsk, Korea

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Chagos Archipelago, Czechoslovakia, Manchuria, Mauritius, Réunion

    Platycladus orientalis (L.) Franco appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2001 Wilson, E.H. [2102], China K000088769
    Feb 1, 2001 Wilson, E.H. [1272], China K000088764
    Feb 1, 2001 Licent, E. [6264], China K000088774
    Feb 1, 2000 Forrest, G. [4607], China K000088767
    Feb 1, 2000 Forrest, G. [7379], China K000088768
    Feb 1, 2000 Wilson, E.H. [9629], North Korea K000088775
    Feb 1, 2000 Price, W.R. [s.n.], China K000088777
    Feb 1, 2000 Meyer, F.N. [1715], China K000088772
    Feb 1, 2000 Meyer, F.N. [1846], China K000088773
    Feb 1, 2000 Licent, E. [2253], China K000088771
    Feb 1, 2000 Hu, S.Y. [9411], China K000088776
    Feb 1, 2000 Farges, P.G. [s.n.], China K000088765
    Feb 1, 2000 Cheng, W.C. [9096], China K000088766
    Feb 1, 2000 Chiao, C.Y. [2462], China K000088770
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    73841.000
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6047] Thuja orientalis K001122889
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6047], India Thuja orientalis K001122890
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6047] Thuja orientalis K001122891

    First published in Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist., Julio Henriques: 33 (1949)

    Accepted by

    • Lustyk, P. & Doležal, J. (eds.) (2018). Additamenta ad floram Reipublicae Bohemicae - XVI Zprávy Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 53: 31-112.
    • Vladimirov, V., Aybeke, N. & Kit Tan (eds.) (2017). New floristic records in the Balkans: 32 Phytologia Balcanica 23: 119-146.
    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • Vladimirov, V., Dane, F., Stevanovic, V. & Kit Tan (2013). New floristic records in the Balkans: 22 Phytologia Balcanica 19: 267-303.
    • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
    • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
    • 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 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flore des Mascareignes 27-30bis: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Vladimirov, V., Dane, F. & Kit Tan (2012). New floristic records in the Balkans: 20 Phytologia Balcanica 18: 333-373.
    • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
    • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Sheppard, C.R.C. & Seaward, M.R.D. (eds.) (1999). Ecology of the Chagos archipelago: 1-350. Westbury Academic & Scientific Publishing, Otley.
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flore des Mascareignes 27-30bis: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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