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Taxon: Cunninghamia lanceolata (Lamb.) Hook.

Genus: Cunninghamia
Family: Cupressaceae. Also placed in: Taxodiaceae
Nomen number: 12620
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 54: t. 2743. 1827
Name verified on: 05-Oct-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • China-fir   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • Chinese-fir   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • shan mu   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • shan mu   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Cunninghamia lanceolata var. lanceolata]
  • tai wan shan mu   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Cunninghamia lanceolata var. konishii]
  • mandaringran   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
    Indo-China: Cambodia [possibly]; Laos; Vietnam [n.]

  • widely cultivated

  • exact native range obscure




Check other web resources for Cunninghamia lanceolata (Lamb.) Hook.:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Gymnosperm Database of Christopher J. Earle
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cunninghamia lanceolata 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (05 October 2015)

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