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Cercidiphyllum japonicum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA HAMAMELIDALES CERCIDIPHYLLACEAE

Scientific Name: Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Species Authority: Sieb. & Zucc.
Common Name(s):
English Katsura Tree

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Found in Japan and China.
Countries:
Native:
China (Anhui, Gansu, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Zhejiang); Japan
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Population [top]

Population: A rare tree.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Temperate beech forests in Japan and in remnant patches of broad-leaved forest in China.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threat to the species is poor regeneration.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Cercidiphyllum japonicum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 July 2014.
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