Cupressaceae

Taxa in the category - Cupressaceae:

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Libocedrus yateensis Guillaumin

One of three species of Libocedrus endemic to New Caledonia where it occurs in only three locations and is threatened by fire Read full species entry >

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Metasequoia glyptostroboides Hu & W.C.Cheng

Restricted to a small area of central China where landuse changes are threatening the survival of this distinctive species Read full species entry >

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Neocallitropsis pancheri (Carriere) de Laub.

A genus with a single species which is endemic to New Caledonia where it is endangered due to fire and mining Read full species entry >

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Pilgerodendron uviferum (D. Don) Florin

A genus with a single species endemic to southern Argentina and Chile, where threats include selective logging, grazing, fire and conversion of habitats to commercial plantations Read full species entry >

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Sequoia sempervirens (D. Don) Endl.

Endemic to the Pacific coast of the USA where historical logging has had significant effect of the population; present-day threats include selective logging and urbansiation Read full species entry >

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Sequoiadendron giganteum (Lindl.) J.Buchholz

Restricted to California, USA where the groves have declined due to past logging. Today the main threats relate to fire management regimes, increases in the severity and frequency of fires and changes in precipitation patterns associated with drought. Read full species entry >

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Taiwania cryptomerioides Hayata

Taiwania has an unusual disjunct distribution with the main populations along the border between Yunnan and Myanmar (Gaoligong Mountains) and on Taiwan. There is also a small population in Việt Nam. Historical logging has reduced and fragmented the global population; forest conversion and fires threaten the Vietnamese locality.  Read full species entry >

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Tetraclinis articulata Mast.

A genus with a single species endemic to the western Mediterranean where, although not globally threatened, it is Critically Endangered in Spain and Malta due to fire  and grazing. Read full species entry >

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