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Introduction of Vietnam conifers: water pine

Glyptostrobus is listed in Group I of the ‘Rare and Precious Flora and Fauna of Vietnam’ (Council of Ministers Decree 18/1992/HDBT)12. Under this legislation reserves and management plans had to be established. Exploitation and use are forbidden. Further legal protection was given under Law on Environmental Protection13 …


Introduction of Vietnam conifers: Fokienia hodginsii

Fokienia hodginsii is listed in the List of Rare and Precious Flora and Fauna in Group IIA for limited exploitation. Surveys for volume and area of the species have been done by FIPI (Phung Tu Boi, 1996) in 9 provinces. Two natural stands in Ky Son, Nghe An Province and Van Ban, Lao Cai Province have been registered as …


Introduction of Vietnam conifers: Calocedrus sp.

In Vietnam, the last known natural tree of Cupressus sp. in Huu Lien NR in Lang Son was destroyed by a fire in January 2004 (Thomas & Nguyen Duc To Luu, 2004b). Records from Na Hang in Tuyen Quang represent Dacrydium elatum. Reports from Dong Van in Ha Giang (Le Tran Chan et al., 2000) need further verification. Its status …


Introduction of Vietnam conifers: Cunninghamia konishii

This species is included in Group IIA of the List of Rare and Precious Flora and Fauna for limited exploitation. In Nghe An, a research project is underway to determine the full extent of its distribution within the province and to study its biology and ecology (Tran Van Duong, 2001). Attempts at establishing conservation …


Introduction of Vietnam conifers: Calocedrus rupestris

As the data on this species has not been formally published, only a rovisional assessment can be made. In northern Vietnam almost all populations of Calocedrus have been heavily exploited. Its narrow habitat range, limited distribution, the small fragmented population sizes and extensive recent exploitation mean that it …


Introduction of Vietnam conifers: Calocedrus macrolepis

Despite its extensive distribution in northern South East Asia, this species is listed as Vulnerable. In Vietnam, its conservation status has changed over the years from Endangered ‘conservation dependent’ or Endangered with a population of less than 250 mature individuals …


Introduction of Vietnam conifers: Plum Yew

Globally this species is considered Vulnerable (A1d) due to the range-wide reduction of forests, and throughout its range, Cephalotaxus mannii is restricted to small populations in which the largest trees are often targeted for their timber. This global status has not yet been evaluated under the new IUCN (2001) criteria. …


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