|Scientific Name:||Ginkgo biloba L.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3|
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|Range Description:||The wild populations of this widely planted ornamental are apparently confined to Xitianmu Mt., Zhejiang. This is the only species in the genus. It is long-living and has an ancient geological record, appearing in the Jurassic.|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||Scattered in broadleaved forests up to 1,100 m. This is the only species in the genus. It is long-living and has an ancient geological record, appearing in the Jurassic.|
|Conservation Actions:||The species has been widespread in cultivation for several centuries.|
Beentje, H.J. 1994. Kenya Trees, Shrubs and Lianas. National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.
Li-kuo, F. and Jian-ming, J. 1992. China Plant Red Data Book – Rare and Endangered Plants 1. Science Press, Beijing.
National Environment Protection Bureau. 1987. The list of rare and endangered plants protected in China. Botanical Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academy Press, Beijing.
Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.
|Citation:||Sun, W. 1998. Ginkgo biloba. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32353A9700472.Downloaded on 17 October 2017.|
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