Glyptostrobus pensilis (Staunton ex D. Don) K. Koch — Overview

Chinese Swamp Cypress learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Critically Endangered (CR)


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Range Description

This species is found in SE China: Fujian, S Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Jiangxi (it is suggested that most if not all of these supposed occurrences are cultivated plants (Li and Xia 2004, 2005) there are more than 200,000 mature individuals known in cultivation); introduced on Hainan Island and in Sichuan, possibly natural in SE Yunnan (but this too is disputed). This species is known from nine small localities in Dac Lac province in in Viet Nam (Averyanov 2009). These represent two locations sensu IUCN. Recently several small stands were discovered in Khammouan Province, Lao PDR (Thomas and LePage 2011) - these are considered to represent one location sensu IUCN.


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