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Conservation status

Larix himalaica

W. C. Cheng et L. K. Fu 1975

Common names

Langtang larch; 喜马拉雅红杉 Xu mi hong shan [Chinese] (Wu and Raven 1999).

Taxonomic notes

Syn: Larix potaninii Batalin var. himalaica (W.C. Cheng et L.K. Fu) Farjon et Silba (Wu and Raven 1999).


Available online from Wu and Raven (1999).

Distribution and Ecology

Nepal, and Tibet: the Jilong and Dingri areas, where it grows at 2800-3700 m elevation (Wang and Zhong 1995, Wu and Raven 1999). Hardy to Zone 7 (cold hardiness limit between -17.7°C and -12.2°C) (Bannister and Neuner 2001).

Big tree







Cheng, W. C. and L. K. Fu 1975. P. 84 in W. C. Cheng et al., Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 13(4).

Wang Shimin and Zhong Shenxian in Schmidt and McDonald 1995.

See also

Farjon (1990).

Last Modified 2012-11-27