Juniperus chinensis L.

Supplementary information

Dioecious, rarely monoecious; bark greyish brown, fissured. Leaves dimorphic; needlelike leaves present on young and adult trees, decussate or in whorls of 3, nearly lanceolate, 6- 12mm; scalelike leaves present on adult trees, decussate, closely appressed, 2.5- 5mm, abaxially with an elliptic slightly concave gland near center of leaf. Cone scales of seed cone connate.  

Links to database for literature reviews :

Links to database for literature reviews :




  1. Flora of Hong Kong: Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  1. Flora of China. Vol 9 (2003): Science Press, Beijing Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis
  1. Flora Republicae Popularis Sinicae (中國植物志): Science Press, Beijing

Acknowledgement 鳴謝:

Wu Jieh Yee Charitable Foundation Native Plant Resources and Database in Hong Kong