Chandigarh Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Chandigarh (India)
Designed & Developed by Bioinformatics Centre, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Juniperus chinensis Linn

Family: Cupressaceae Genus: Juniperus Species: Juniperus chinensis Linn






Synonym Juniperus cabiancae Vis., Juniperus cernua Roxb., Juniperus chinensis f. aurea (M.Young) Beissn. Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Chinese Juniper, Sargent juniper Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 4900m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Shrub Fruit Details
Habitat Occasionally planted in the plains Bark Type Smooth
Distribution A native of China. Cultivated elsewhere. Bark Details
Distribution in chandigarh Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Leaf Details

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details