Cedrus brevifolia

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Cedrus brevifolia

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Status

Indigenous (IN)

Endemism

endemic

Red Data Book category

Vulnerable (VU)

IUCN criteria: D2

Systematics

Ranking of the endemic taxon is still controversial. It is oscillating between variety, subspecies and species resp. Two recent publications contributing to the discussion: Qiao & al. (2007), Farjon (2010).

Farjon A. 2010: A handbook of the world's conifers. - Leiden & Boston.
Qiao J.-Y., Ran J.-H., Li Y. & Wang X.-Q. 2007: Phylogeny and biogeography of Cedrus (Pinaceae) inferred from sequences of seven paternal chloroplast and maternal mitochondrial DNA regions. - Ann. Bot. 100: 573-580.

Distribution

Map
Division 2indigenousA
A. R. D. Meikle, Flora of Cyprus 1. 1977

Altitudinal range

10751400 mB
B. R. D. Meikle, Flora of Cyprus 1. 1977

Common Name

Κέδρος