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Abies durangensis

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Abies religiosa

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Cupressus lusitanica

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Juniperus deppeana

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Pinus contorta var. murrayana

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Pinus hartwegii

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Pinus monophylla

 

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Conifers of Mexico

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I made up this list in preparation for a field trip to visit gymnosperms in Mexico. Reviews of the taxonomy, ecology, biodiversity and uses of the conifers of Mexico are provided by the FAO (1960) and by Gernandt and Pérez de la Rosa (2013).

Species List

Species

Distribution in Mexico

Abies concolor

Baja California and Sonora

Abies durangensis

Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Jalisco, and Sinaloa

Abies guatemalensis

Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán, Nayarit, Oaxaca, and Tamaulipas

Abies hickeli

Chiapas, Guerrero, Oaxaca, and Veracruz

Abies religiosa

Chihuahua, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas, and Veracruz

Abies vejarii

Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas

Calocedrus decurrens

Baja California

Cupressus forbesii

Baja California

Cupressus guadalupensis

Baja California

Cupressus montana

Baja California

Cupressus benthamii

Chiapas, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, and Yucatan

Cupressus lusitanica var. lusitanica

Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Coahuila, Chihuahua, Colima, Distrito Federal, Durango, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, Yucatan, and Zacatecas

Juniperus angosturana

Coahuila, Hidalgo, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, and Tamaulipas

Juniperus ashei

Coahuila

Juniperus blancoi

Chihuaua, Durango, and Sonora

Juniperus californica

Baja California

Juniperus coahuilensis

Coahuila

Juniperus comitana

Chiapas and Hidalgo

Juniperus deppeana

Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Nuevo León, Puebla, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, and Zacatecas

Juniperus durangensis

Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Durango, Jalisco, Sonora, and Zacatecas

Juniperus flaccida

Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Distrito Federal, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, and Zacatecas

Juniperus jaliscana

Durango and Jalisco

Juniperus monosperma

Sonora and Chihuahua

Juniperus monticola

Coahuila, Distrito Federal, Jalisco, México, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, and Veracruz

Juniperus pinchotii

Coahuila and Nuevo León

Juniperus saltillensis

Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León and Zacatecas

Juniperus standleyi

Chiapas

Picea chihuahuana

Chihuahua and Durango

Picea engelmannii
ssp. mexicana

Chihuahua, Coahuila, and Nuevo León

Picea martinezii

Nuevo León

Pinus arizonica

Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, and Tamaulipas

Pinus ayacahuite

Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tlaxcala, and Veracruz

Pinus caribaea

Quintana Roo

Pinus cembroides (ssp. cembroides, var. cembroides)

Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Nuevo León, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Veracruz, and Zacatecas

Pinus cembroides ssp. lagunae

Baja California Sur

Pinus chiapensis

Chiapas, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Puebla, and Veracruz

Pinus contorta
ssp. murrayana

Baja California

Pinus coulteri

Baja California

Pinus culminicola

Coahuila and Nuevo León

Pinus devoniana

Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Distrito Federal, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, and Zacatecas

Pinus discolor

Chihuahua, Durango, and Sonora

Pinus douglasiana

Durango, Guerrero, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, and Sinaloa

Pinus durangensis

Chihuahua, Durango, Jalisco, Michoacán, Sonora, and Zacatecas

Pinus edulis

Chihuahua

Pinus engelmannii

Chihuahua, Durango, Nuevo León, Sinaloa, Sonora, and Zacatecas

Pinus greggii var. greggii

Coahuila, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Querétaro, Hidalgo, and Puebla

Pinus greggii var. australis

Hidalgo, Puebla, Querétaro, San Luis, Potosí, and Veracruz

Pinus hartwegii

Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Colima, Distrito Federal, Durango, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, and Veracruz

Pinus herrerae

Durango, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán, Oaxaca, and Sinaloa

Pinus jaliscana

Jalisco

Pinus jeffreyi

Baja California

Pinus johannis

Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Zacatecas

Pinus lambertiana

Baja California

Pinus lawsonii

Guerrero, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Oaxaca, and Puebla

Pinus leiophylla

Chihuahua, Distrito Federal, Durango, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Nayarit, Puebla, Oaxaca, Sonora, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, and Zacatecas

Pinus lumholtzii

Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Durango, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Sonora, and Zacatecas

Pinus maximartinezii

Durango and Zacatecas

Pinus maximinoi

Chiapas, Colima, Durango, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Sinaloa, Tlaxcala, and Veracruz

Pinus monophylla

Baja California

Pinus montezumae

Chiapas, Coahuila, Distrito Federal, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacán, Morelos, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, and Veracruz

Pinus muricata

Baja California

Pinus nelsonii

Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, and Tamalipas

Pinus oocarpa

Chiapas, Chihuahua, Colima, Durango, Guerrero, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Nayarit, Puebla, Oaxaca, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, and Zacatecas

Pinus orizabensis

Puebla and Tlaxcala

Pinus patula

Chiapas, Distrito Federal, Hidalgo, México, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, and Veracruz

Pinus pinceana

Coahuila, Hidalgo, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, and Zacatecas

Pinus praetermissa

Jalisco, Nayarit, and Sinaloa

Pinus pringlei

Guerrero, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Oaxaca, and Puebla

Pinus pseudostrobus (not var. apulcensis)

Chiapas, Distrito Federal, Durango, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, and Veracruz

Pinus pseudostrobus var. apulcensis (= P. oaxacana)

Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, México, Oaxaca, and Veracruz

Pinus quadrifolia

Baja California

Pinus radiata
var. binata

Baja California

Pinus remota

Chihuahua, Coahuila, and Nuevo León

Pinus rzedowskii

Michoacán

Pinus strobiformis

Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Nuevo León, Puebla, Querétaro, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tlaxcala, and Veracruz

Pinus tecunumanii

Chiapas, Guerrero, and Oaxaca

Pinus teocote

Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Distrito Federal, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Nayarit, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, and Zacatecas

Podocarpus matudae

Chiapas, Jalisco, Puebla, Tamaulipas, and Veracruz

Pseudotsuga menziesii subsp. glauca

Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Hidalgo, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Sonora, and Zacatecas

Taxodium mucronatum

Chiapas,Coahuila, Distrito Federal, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, and Zacatecas

Taxus globosa

Hidalgo, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, and Veracruz

Citations

See also

Mejorado, Norberto Sanchez and Louis Huguet. 1959. Conifers of Mexico. Unasylva 13(1). Available at http://www.fao.org/docrep/x5390e/x5390e04.htm, accessed 2007.08.31.