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Cunninghamia lanceolata

Cunninghamia lanceolata (Lamb.) Hook.

chinese fir, china-fir

Cultivar(s): Glauca

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: CULA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Cunninghamia lanceolata
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2017-01-10

CULTIVAR INDEX

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1322 Glauca View

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: CUNNI
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Cunninghamia
GENUS AUTHORITY: R. Br.
GENUS COMMON: Cunninghamia
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of 2 species, trees, of e. Asia (China and Taiwan).
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GENUS REFERENCES: Farjon (1998)=Z; Page in Kramer & Green (1990).

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: CUPRES
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Cupressaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: Bartlett 1830
FAMILY COMMON: Cypress Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 29 genera and about 130 species. Recent studies indicate that the separation of the Taxodiaceae from the Cupressaceae is not warranted, and they are here combined (Gadek et al. 2000; Brunsfeld et al. 1994). The subfamilial classification used here follows Gadek et al. (2000).
FAMILY REFERENCE: Farjon (2005); Hart & Price (1990); Hardin (1971b); Watson & Eckenwalder in FNA (1993b); Page in Kramer & Green (1990).

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Tree

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NATIVE RANGE: Laos, Vietnam & China

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GRIM ACCESSIONS

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420 1985-0015 View
473 1985-0081 View



GRIM PLANTINGS

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1028 420 163 NCBG staff 1980-12-19 View
1092 473 154 NCBG staff 1980-12-19 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: CULA
USDA Common Name: Chinese Fir
Native Status: L48 (I)
Distribution: USA (LA, NC)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Cunninghamia lanceolata
COMMON NAME: China-fir
SYNONYMY: [= K, Z; C. sinensis R. Brown]
PHENOLOGY:
HABITAT: Suburban woodlands; commonly planted horticulturally, rarely naturalizing, native of China.
COMMENTS: A variety of forms are seen, some with dark-green, others with glaucous-blue foliage.
RANGE MAP: Cunninghamia lanceolata.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Cupressaceae Bartlett 1830 (Cypress Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 29 genera and about 130 species. Recent studies indicate that the separation of the Taxodiaceae from the Cupressaceae is not warranted, and they are here combined (Gadek et al. 2000; Brunsfeld et al. 1994). The subfamilial classification used here follows Gadek et al. (2000).
REFERENCE: Farjon (2005); Hart & Price (1990); Hardin (1971b); Watson & Eckenwalder in FNA (1993b); Page in Kramer & Green (1990).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Cunninghamia R. Br. (Cunninghamia)
SUMMARY: A genus of 2 species, trees, of e. Asia (China and Taiwan).
REFERENCE: Farjon (1998)=Z; Page in Kramer & Green (1990).

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Cunninghamia lanceolata in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Cunninghamia lanceolata in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Cunninghamia lanceolata in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Cunninghamia lanceolata in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Cunninghamia lanceolata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cunninghamia lanceolata

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