Amentotaxus hatuyenensis

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Amentotaxus hatuyenensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Taxaceae
Genus: Amentotaxus
Species: A. hatuyenensis
Binomial name
Amentotaxus hatuyenensis
N.T.Hiep

Amentotaxus hatuyenensis is a species of conifer in the yew family, Taxaceae. It is endemic to Vietnam.[1]

This is an endangered species with a total population of fewer than 250 mature individuals limited to Hà Giang Province in northern Vietnam. They grow in various types of forest on karst formations. They may be found alongside conifers such as Pinus fenzeliana, Tsuga chinensis, Cephalotaxus mannii, Podocarpus neriifolius, Nageia fleuryi, and Podocarpus pilgeri. There are also many epiphytes such as orchids in the habitat.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Nguyen, T.H., Phan, K.L., Nguyen, Q.H. & Thomas, P. 2013. Amentotaxus hatuyenensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. Downloaded on 04 September 2015.