Taxon: Juniperus procera Hochst. ex Endl.

 
Genus: Juniperus
Family: Cupressaceae
Nomen number: 20854
Place of publication: Syn. conif. 26. 1847
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 11-Jul-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Aug-2010
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Materials: essential oils ()
  • Materials: wood ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Congo, Zaire (e.)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia, Yemen


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Adams, R. P. 1999. Systematics of the multi-seeded eastern hemisphere Juniperus based on leaf essential oils and RAPD DNA fingerprinting Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 27:709-725.
  2. Adams, R. P. Junipers of the world: the genus Juniperus, ed. 2. 2008 (Gen Juniperus)
  3. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  4. Farjon, A. A monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys. 2005 (Monog Cupressaceae) 348-349.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. (F Arabia)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Silba, J. 1986. Encyclopaedia Coniferae Phytologia Mem. 8:97.
  12. Teketay, D. 1993. Problems associated with raising trees from seeds. the Ethiopian experience (Restor Trop Forest) 95.
  13. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  14. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=20854. Accessed 26 May 2018.