Overview

Distribution

Range Description

In Viet Nam this slow-growing tree is known only from Sapa and Moc Chau.
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Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Vietnam]
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Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Trees to 25 m tall. Winter buds to 2 cm. Petiole 1-3.5 cm; leaf blade ovate to ovate-oblong, 9-15 cm, abaxially finely densely pubescent and glaucescent, base broadly cuneate to nearly rounded, margin remotely serrate, apex acute to acuminate; secondary veins 9-15 on each side of midvein, ending in teeth. Peduncle 1-10 cm. Cupule 2-2.5 cm; bracts linear, recurved, pubescent, apical ones to 7 mm but basally shorter. Nut as long or slightly shorter than cupule, with narrowed wings near apex. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Aug-Oct.
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Diagnostic Description

Synonym

Fagus bijiensis C. F. Wei & Y. T. Chang; F. brevipetiolata Hu; F. clavata Y. T. Chang; F. longipes (Oliver) H. Léveillé; F. longipetiolata f. clavata (Y. T. Chang) Y. T. Chang; F. sylvatica Linnaeus var. bracteolis Oliver; F. sylvatica var. longipes Oliver; F. tientaiensis Liou.
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Type Information

Isosyntype for Fagus longipetiolata Seemen
Catalog Number: US 801056
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): A. Henry
Year Collected: 1885
Locality: Hupeh, China, Asia-Temperate
  • Isosyntype: Seemen, K. O. von. 1897. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23 (Beibl.57): 56.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
It is sometimes the dominant species in dense subtropical broadleaved forest.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Broad-leaved evergreen and mixed mesophytic forests on mountain slopes; 300-2400 m.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Fagus longipetiolata

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 6
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
VU
Vulnerable

Red List Criteria
A1cd

Version
2.3

Year Assessed
1998
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Assessor/s
Nghia, N.H.

Reviewer/s

Contributor/s
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Threats

Major Threats
Regeneration is thought to be hampered by a thick layer of leaf litter on the forest floor.
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Wikipedia

Fagus longipetiolata

Fagus longipetiolata is a species of plant in the Fagaceae family. It is a tree up to 25 metres (82 ft) tall found in southern and eastern China[2] and in Vietnam.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Nghia, N.H. (1998). "Fagus longipetiolata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/32824. Retrieved 24 April 2012.
  2. ^ Chengjiu Huang, Yongtian Zhang & Bruce Bartholomew. "Fagus longipetiolata". Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=200006255. Retrieved 24 April 2012.
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