1. Family: Pinaceae Spreng. ex F.Rudolphi
    1. Genus: Cathaya Chun & Kuang
      1. Cathaya argyrophylla Chun & Kuang

        This species is accepted, and its native range is China (SE. Sichuan to S. Hunan).

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Cathaya argyrophylla is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 1.29, which places it in position 239 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 72.43, ranked 12. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central, China Southeast

    Cathaya argyrophylla Chun & Kuang appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2006 Wang, S.L. [3666], China K000288043
    Feb 1, 1999 Liu, Z.Y. [15207], China K000288042
    Fu, L.K. [8012], China K000288041

    First published in Acta Bot. Sin. 10: 246 (1962)

    Accepted by

    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.

    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.

    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