Taxon: Cryptomeria japonica (L. f.) D. Don

 
Genus: Cryptomeria
Family: Cupressaceae
Nomen number: 12526
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 18:167. 1839
Name Verified on: 06-Jul-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Jan-2010
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 35 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3; Zander ed14)
  • Materials: essential oils (fide HerbSpices; Monog Cupressaceae)
  • Materials: wood (a very valuable timber fide F Okin)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. 1986-1987 (HerbSpices)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Farjon, A. World checklist and bibliography of conifers. 1998 (L Conifers)
  • Farjon, A. A monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys. 2005 (Monog Cupressaceae) 120-121.
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees. 1971 (Mult Glossary Trees)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Kato, T. et al. 2003. DNA Variation in a conifer, Cryptomeria japonica (Cupressaceae sensu lato) (Genetics) 164:1547-1559.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Cryptomeria japonica (L. f.) D. Don :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cryptomeria japonica cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image