1. Family: Cupressaceae Gray
    1. Genus: Thuja L.
      1. Thuja koraiensis Nakai

        This species is accepted, and its native range is China (Jilin) to Korea.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Thuja koraiensis is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -0.7, which places it in position 392 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 9.91, ranked 224. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Korea, Manchuria

    Thuja koraiensis Nakai appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 8, 2007 Kim, Y.S. [s.n.], South Korea K000289692
    Jul 8, 2007 Kim, Y.S. [s.n.], South Korea K000289693
    Feb 1, 2001 Wilson, E.H. [9244], North Korea K000088977
    Feb 1, 2001 Wilson, E.H. [10725], North Korea K000088980
    Feb 1, 2001 Wilson, E.H. [10481], North Korea K000088978
    Feb 1, 2001 Wilson, E.H. [9088], North Korea K000088976
    Feb 1, 2001 Wilson, E.H. [9138], North Korea K000088982
    Feb 1, 2001 Komarov, V.L. [85], North Korea K000088981 isolectotype
    Mar 1, 2000 Wilson, E.H. [9175], North Korea K000088983
    Mar 1, 2000 Kirkham, A.S. [KFBX56], South Korea K000088979
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    73855.000

    First published in Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 33: 196 (1919)

    Accepted by

    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • 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.

    Literature

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

    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.
    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