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Taxon: Juniperus semiglobosa Regel

 
Genus: Juniperus
Family: Cupressaceae
Nomen number: 20866
Place of publication: Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 6:487. 1879
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Jul-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Himalayan pencil juniper  (Source: Pak J Bot) - English
  • Himalayan pencil-cedar  (Source: Pak J Bot) - English
  • pencil-cedar  (Source: Monog Cupressaceae) - English
  • chalni  (Source: Pak J Bot) - India (Himachal)
  • lewar  (Source: Pak J Bot) - India (Himachal)
  • pushtu  (Source: Pak J Bot) - India (Himachal)
  • dhup  (Source: Pak J Bot) - India (Hindi)
  • padam  (Source: Pak J Bot) - India (Hindi)
  • kun lun duo zi bai  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: gum/resin (for incense, furniture, firewood fide Pak J Bot 35:302. 2003); wood (for incense, furniture, firewood fide Pak J Bot 35:302. 2003)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pak J Bot 35:302.)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China [Xinjiang (s.w.), Xizang (w.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir] Nepal, Pakistan


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. Dar, G. H. & K. I. Christensen 2003. Gymnosperms of the western Himalaya. 1. The genus Juniperus (Cupressaceae) Pakistan J. Bot. 35:300.
  4. Farjon, A. A monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys. 2005 (Monog Cupressaceae) 378-382.
  5. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  7. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Juniperus semiglobosa Regel :

  • 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 Juniperus semiglobosa 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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=20866. Accessed 18 December 2018.