Picea neoveitchii is an endemic pine species of central China. Several scattered communities and individuals can be found growing on the south slope of Qinling Mountain in Baotian Man Nature Preserve, Henan province between 1240 and 2020 meters elevation. This pine species is especially vulnerable to extinction due to the high fragmentation of its natural habitat from human disturbance. Current conservation efforts are focused on preserving natural habitats, managing invasive species to reduce competition, and prohibiting timber harvest. Conservation researchers emphasize the urgent need for a restoration project which reintroduces seedlings across the tree's original range (within protected forest areas), and protects wild communities and individuals. (Zhang et al. 2006).
- Conifer Specialist Group 1998. Picea neoveitchii. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007.
- Zhang Deshun, Kim Yongshik, Mike Maunder, and Li Xiufen. 2006. The Conservation Status and Conservation Strategy of Picea neoveitchii. Chinese Journal of Population, Resources and Environment, 4(3): 58-64.
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