The wood is used as a carving material and for making utensils. The species has been planted in the botanic garden of Nanjing, Fujian, and is in cultivation as an ornamental on a limited scale in Zhejiang. Outside China, this species is virtually unknown.
References and further reading
- Farjon, A. (2010). A Handbook of the World's Conifers. Koninklijke Brill, Leiden.
- Fu, L.K. & Jin, J.M. (1992). China Plant Red Data Book – Rare and Endangered Plants 1. Science Press, Beijing.
- Su, Y., T. Wang & Ouyang, P. (2009). High genetic differentiation and variation as revealed by ISSR marker in Pseudotaxus chienii (Taxaceae), an old rare conifer endemic to China. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 37(5): 579-588.
- Thomas, P. & Yang, Y. 2013. Pseudotaxus chienii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2
- Wang, S. & Xie, Y. (2004). China Species Red List. Vol. 1 Red List. Higher Education Press, Beijing, China.