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Taxon: Juniperus squamata Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don

 
Genus: Juniperus
Family: Cupressaceae
Nomen number: 20870
Place of publication: A. B. Lambert, Descr. Pinus 2:17. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Sep-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Fuels:
  • Materials: gum/resin
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pak J Bot 35:295. 2003)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Hubei Sheng (w.), Gansu Sheng (s.), Guizhou Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng (s.), Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Xizang Zizhiqu (w.)]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.), Nepal, Pakistan (n.)
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (n.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Adams, R. P. 2000. Systematics of the one-seeded Juniperus of the eastern hemisphere based on leaf essential oils and random amplified polymorphic DNAs (RAPDs). Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 28:529-543.
  2. Adams, R. P. 2008. Junipers of the world: the genus Juniperus, ed. 2
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. Note: = Sabina squamata (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) Ant.
  4. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1986-1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols.
  5. Dar, G. H. & K. I. Christensen. 2003. Gymnosperms of the western Himalaya. 1. The genus Juniperus (Cupressaceae). Pakistan J. Bot. 35:293.
  6. Farjon, A. 2005. A monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys 382-386.
  7. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  8. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975-1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  11. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Juniperus squamata Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don :

  • 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 squamata 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.

Images:

  • Cone: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=20870. Accessed 16 July 2019.