This variety differs from the typical form in its sessile pollen cones and the raised ridges along the aril. Fertile material is necessary for accurate identification.
No uses have been recorded except as an ornamental shrub in horticulture
References and further reading
- Farjon, A. 2010. A Handbook of the World's Conifers. Koninklijke Brill, Leiden.
- Yang, Y. & Liao, W. 2013. Cephalotaxus fortunei var. alpina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T63546A3126743. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T63546A3126743.en. Downloaded on 08 December 2016