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Chorten in Qamdo Prefecture, Tibet. Trees in background include J. tibetica (probably) and Picea likiangensis [Daniel Winkler, 1997.07] Source: Gompas, Stupas & Villages.

 

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Conservation status

Juniperus tibetica

Komarov 1924

Common names

Taxonomic notes

Syn: J. potaninii Kom. 1924, J. zaidamensis Kom. 1924, J. distans Florin 1927 (Farjon 2005).

Description

Distribution and Ecology

China: S Gansu, SE Qinghai, Sichuan, S and E Xizang (Tibet) (Farjon 2005). Hardy to Zone 6 (cold hardiness limit between -23.2°C and -17.8°C) (Bannister and Neuner 2001).

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Remarks

Citations

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

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Last Modified 2012-11-27