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Conservation status

Juniperus pingii

W.C. Cheng 1944

Common names

Taxonomic notes

Three varieties, per Farjon (2005):

Description

Distribution and Ecology

China: Gansu, Hubei, S Qinghai, Shaanxi, W Sichuan, NW Yunnan, Xizang (Tibet) (Farjon 2005).

Big tree

Oldest

Dendrochronology

Ethnobotany

Observations

I encountered var. wilsonii in 1988-89 on the western slopes of Gongga Shan (Sichuan) in the vicinity of Liu Ba, where it grows near and above the alpine timberline.

Remarks

Citations

See also

Farjon (2005) provides a detailed account, with illustrations.

Last Modified 2012-11-23