Cystoathyrium chinense


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Cystoathyrium chinense
Species Authority: Ching

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A2c; C2a(i); D ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): China Plant Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Qin, Hai-Ning, Kohorn, L. (China Plants RLA) & Xianchun, Z., Jermy, C. (Pteridophyte RLA)
This species was first collected in 1963 from forest areas at Tuanniuping, Erlangshan, Sichuan Province. In 1984, that forest had disappeared, the climate had become drier, and only one individual plant of this species was found in the remaining bush.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known only from Tuanniuping, Erlangshan, Sichuan Province.
China (Sichuan)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Recorded from montane forest at 2,450 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: China Plant Specialist Group 2004. Cystoathyrium chinense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 31 March 2015.
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