Juniperus formosana

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Juniperus formosana
Juniperus formosana - Stanley M. Rowe Arboretum - DSC03356.JPG
Specimen in the Stanley M. Rowe Arboretum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Juniperus
J. formosana
Binomial name
Juniperus formosana
  • Juniperus chekiangensis Nakai nom. inval.
  • Juniperus mairei Lemée & H.Lév.

Juniperus formosana, the Formosan juniper, is a species of conifer in the family Cupressaceae. It is a shrub or tree to 15 m (49 ft) tall, found in China (from Tibet in the west to Zhejiang in the east) and in Taiwan.[3]


  1. ^ Farjon, A.; Christian, T.; Li, N. & Rushforth, K. (2013). "Juniperus formosana". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2013: e.T42235A2965128. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T42235A2965128.en. Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  2. ^ The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 11 February 2017
  3. ^ Liguo Fu; Yong-fu Yu; Robert P. Adams; Aljos Farjon. "Juniperus formosana". Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Retrieved 12 April 2013.