Cedrus libani

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Cedrus libani
Lebanon Cedar in the Forest o the Cedars o God.
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
Diveesion: Pinophyta
Cless: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Faimily: Pinaceae
Genus: Cedrus
Species: C. libani
Binomial name
Cedrus libani

Cedrus libani is a species o cedar native tae the muntains o the Mediterranean region.[1][2][3]

Thare are twa distinct types o Cedrus libani that are considered tae be different subspecies or varieties:

  • Lebanon cedar or Cedar o Lebanon (Cedrus libani subsp. libani or var. libani) - grows in Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, northwast Jordan, wastren Sirie, an sooth central Turkey.
  • Turkish cedar or Taurus cedar (Cedrus libani subsp. stenocoma or var. stenocoma) - grows in soothwast Turkey.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Farjon, A. (1990). Pinaceae. Drawings and Descriptions of the Genera. Koeltz Scientific Books ISBN 3-87429-298-3.
  2. Greuter, W., Burdet, H. M., & Long, G. (eds.), (1984). Med-Checklist – A critical inventory of vascular plants of the circum-mediterranean countries. Cedrus libani
  3. Conifer Specialist Group (1998). Cedrus libani. 2006. IUCN Red Leet o Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. www.iucnredlist.org. Retrieved on 12 May 2006.