The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Thuja sutchuenensis


Common Name/s
Sichuan thuja
southern slope of the Daba Mountains, Chengkou County, Chongqing Municipality, China
Last Record
Rediscovered in
October 1999
IUCN status
Vanishing Flora forum thread
[b]Species Bibliography[/b]
Farjon, A. (2002). The rediscovery of Thuja sutchuenensis. Conifer Soc. Austral. Newsl. 21: 9.
Farjon, A. 2010. A Handbook of the World's Conifers. Koninklijke Brill, Leiden.
Farjon, A. and Page, C.N. (compilers) 1999. Conifers. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Conifer Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
Farjon, A., Page, C.N. and Schellevis, N. 1993. A preliminary world list of threatened conifer taxa. Biodiversity and Conservation 2: 304-326.
Guo, Xueying et al. (In Press, 2019). Chemical constituents of the trunks and roots of [i]Thuja sutchuenensis[/i]. Fitoterapia. doi: [[url=]Abstract[/url]]
Li, X. 2008. Interim report of conservation of flagship threatened conifers in China: Thuja sutchuensis. Unpublished report. Wuhan Botanical Garden, China, Wuhan.
National Environment Protection Bureau. 1987. The list of rare and endangered plants protected in China. Botanical Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academy Press, Beijing.
Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.
Qin, Aili et al. (2017). Maxent modeling for predicting impacts of climate change on the potential distribution of [i]Thuja sutchuenensis[/i] Franch., an extremely endangered conifer from southwestern China. Global Ecology and Conservation
10: 139-146. [[url=]Abstract[/url]]
Reynolds, C. and Luscombe, D. 2008. Trip report: China 2nd – 10 Oct 2008. Unpublished Report. . Bedgebury Pinetum of the UK Forestry Commission, Kent, UK.
Wang, X, Guo, Q, Hao, J., Ma, C. and Wan, Q. 2007. Study on the cone characteristics and seed output of a Critically Endangered plant, Thuja sutchuensis, in the world. Forest Research 20(5): 673-677.
Xiang Qiaoping, Farjon, A., Li Zhenyu, Fu Likuo and Liu Zhengyu. 2002. Thuja sutchuensis: a rediscovered species of the Cupressaceae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 139(3): 305-310. [[url=]Abstract[/url]] [2nd author incorrectly cited as Fajon]
Xiang QP, Farjon A, Li ZY, Fu LK, Liu ZY. (2002). Eratum. Thuja sutchuenensis: a rediscovered species of the Cupressaceae. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 140. (1): 93.
Xiaodong Li. 2009. 3nd interim report of conservation of flagship threatened conifers in China: Thuja sutchuenensis . Wuahn Botanical Garden, Wuhan.
Yang, Y., Li, N., Christian, T. & Luscombe, D. 2013. Thuja sutchuenensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T32378A2816862. Downloaded on 11 February 2017.
Yu, Tao et al. (2020). Chloroplast genome of an extremely endangered conifer Thuja sutchuenensis Franch.: gene organization, comparative and phylogenetic analysis. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants. doi: [[url=]Abstract[/url]]