Description of Juniperus thurifera (Spanish juniper). Woodlands of Juniperus thurifera have been subjected to a traditional management (e.g. logging, grazing and destruction for crop cultivation). The Spanish juniper can be up to 20 m tall, although it does not normally exceed 8 m. Its bark is ash grey and it has a pyramidal form. The branches are.

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In the Middle Atlas mountains, J. A mature tree and its bark, Spain [R. Edited by Christopher J.

Juniperus thurifera

In the High Atlas Mountains of Algeria, it is the only tree species at the upper tree line about m elevation, hhurifera isolated specimens found above m. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Leaves light green, decussate, imbricate, decurrent, scale leaves on ultimate branchlets all appressed, on ultimate branchlets 1. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Montes and Bertaudiere provide clues on where to find native specimens. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Sabina pseudothurifera Antoine Sabina thurifera L. It is dioecious with separate male and female plants.


Juniperus thurifera L., – Genévrier thurifère, Genévrier d’Espagne – Overview

It large shrub or tree reaching 6—20 m tall, with a trunk up to 2 m diameter and a broadly conical to rounded or irregular crown. Saplings in an oak woodland, Spain [R. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Juniperus thurifera.

Retrieved 12 May In Spain Guadalajara it occurs with J. An individual 19 m tall with a girth due to its multistemmed form of 16 m, located in the Middle Atlas, near the “Col du Zad,” about 50km N of Thjrifera Nicolas Montes email These types of use are still prevalent in North Africa Farjon In France and Spain, J. Seeds 1- per cone, irregular in size and shape in a single cone, x Trunks single or multiple, often branching near the ground, up to cm dbh.

A neotype not in conflict with anything stated in the protologue has therefore been selected” Farjon Views Read Edit View history.

Pollen cones terminal, solitary, subglobose, mm long, yellow-green maturing to light brown; microsporophylls The foliage is strongly aromatic, with a spicy-resinous scent.

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There are two varietiesregarded as distinct by some authors, [3] [5] but not by others: The climate is continental, semiarid, with cold winters Atlas Mts. In Spain it primarily occurs on calcareous soils, but in Morocco Atlas Mtns. A sapling, Spain [R. Seed cones terminal, growing in two seasons, consisting of pairs of spreading but incurved bracts fusing to form a subglobose cone mm diam.


The foliage is eaten by sheep R. This species lives in Spain, France, Corsica and northern Africa. Jarvis at BM but was unsuccessful.

Bark thin, dark brown, with age weathering gray-brown, becoming scaly, and exfoliating in strips. The Spanish juniper can be up to 20 m tall, although it does not normally exceed 8 m.

However, newly emerged young leaves are similar to those of other junipers, and are shaped like small Pinussome junipers genus Juniperusfirs genus Abies junipperus, and other conifers, or like the leaves of heather genus Erica.

Specimens tend to have male and female Alnus glutinosa has a fruit very reminiscent of a conifer cone, but much smaller 2 cm.

Hardy to Zone 8 cold hardiness limit between At the lowest altitudes, Quercus ilex is generally associated with J.