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Good line drawing available online via Fu et al. (1999).

 

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Conservation status

Juniperus saltuaria

Rehder et E.H. Wilson 1914

Common names

Taxonomic notes

Syn: Sabina saltuaria (Rehder et Wilson) Cheng et Wang 1961 (Farjon 1998).

Description

See Fu et al. (1999).

Distribution and Ecology

China: Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan, NW Yunnan; Tibet (Farjon 1998). Hardy to Zone 8 (cold hardiness limit between -12.1°C and -6.7°C) (Bannister and Neuner 2001).

Big tree

Oldest

Dendrochronology

Ethnobotany

Observations

Remarks

Citations

See also

Adams, R.P., Zhang Shao-Zhen and Chu Ge-lin. 1993. The volatile leaf oil of Juniperus saltuaria Rehd. & Wils. from China. J. Ess. Oil Res. 5:676-677. Available: http://www.juniperus.org/articles.html (accessed 2008.10.13).

Adams, R.P. 2000. Systematics of the one seeded Juniperus of the eastern hemisphere based on leaf essential oils and random amplified polymorphic DNAs (RAPDs). Biochem. Syst. Ecol. 28: 529-543. Available: http://www.juniperus.org/articles.html (accessed 2008.10.13).

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

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