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Conservation status 2010: protocol 2.3, needs updating

Podocarpus coriaceus

Rich. et A. Rich. 1826

Common names

Taxonomic notes

Syn.: Nageia coriacea (Rich. et A. Rich.) F. Muell. 1876; Taxus lancifolia Wikstr. 1828; Podocarpus coriaceus var. sulcatus Pilger 1903 (Farjon 1998).

Description

Distribution and Ecology

Caribbean: Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts-Nevis (Farjon 1998).

Zone 10 (cold hardiness limit between -1°C and +4.4°C) (Bannister and Neuner 2001).

Big tree

Oldest

Dendrochronology

Ethnobotany

Observations

In Puerto Rico, it can be seen along the Big Trees trail in Caribbean National Forest (locally known as El Yunque) (Vladimir Dinets email 2000.01.04).

Remarks

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Last Modified 2012-11-23