Juniperus formosana

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Juniperus formosana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Juniperus
Species: J. formosana
Binomial name
Juniperus formosana
  • Juniperus chekiangensis Nakai nom. inval.
  • Juniperus mairei Lemée & H.Lév.

Juniperus formosana (Formosan juniper) is a species of conifer in the Cupressaceae family. 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. ^ Conifer Specialist Group (1998). "Juniperus formosana". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  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.