Taxon profile


Cryptomeria japonica (Thunb. ex L. f.) D. Don

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Pinophyta - conifers »  class Pinopsida »  order Pinales »  family Cupressaceae »  genus Cryptomeria - Sugi

Scientific synonyms

Cupressus japonica L.
Taxodium japonicum (Thunberg ex Linnaeus f.) Brongniart

Other names

= Japanese Cedar
= Japanese Red-cedar

Near Threatened



outer bark

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete


Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) - Pine Processionary, Callidiellum rufipenne (Motschulsky, 1861) - Japanese Cedar Longhorned Beetle, Chlorophorus diadema inhirsutus Matsushita, 1934, Semanotus japonicus (Lacordaire, 1869) - Sugi Bark Borer, Anoplophora chinensis (Forster, 1771) - Citrus Longhorned Beetle, ...

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Cryptomeria japonica (L. fil.) D. Don]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Cryptomeria japonica (L. f.) D. Don]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [39149]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Cryptomeria japonica (Thunb. ex L.f.) D.Don]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Cryptomeria japonica (Thunb. ex L. f.) D. Don]
Data retrieved on: 17 September 2014

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