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APPENDIX 1

ORDERS, FAMILIES AND GENERA OF CONIFERS*


Order
Family
Genus
Approximate number of species
     
Rushforth 1987
Vidakovic 1991
Ginkgoales Ginkgoaceae Ginkgo
1
1
Coniferales Araucariaceae
 

Cupressaceae

Pineaceae

Agathis
Araucaria

Actinostrobus
Austrocedrus
Callitris
Calcocedrus
Chamaecyparis
X Cupressocyparis
Cupressus
Diselma
Fitzroya
Fokienia
Juniperus
Libocedrus
Microbiota
Neocallitropis
Papuacedrus
Pilgerdendron
Platycladus
Tetraclinis
Thuja
Thujopsis
Widdringtonia

Abies
Cathaya
Cedrus
Ketereeria
Larix
Picea
Pinus
Pseudolarix
Pseudotsuga
Tsuga

13
18

3
1
14
3
8
3
25
1
1
1
60
5
1
1
2
1
1
1
5
1
3

55
1
4
10
15
37
120
1
8
10

20
18

3
1
16
1
7
**
15-20
1
1
1
60
5
1
1
3
1
***
1
6

3

40
1
4
4-8
10
40-50
100
1
20
10-18


Order
Family
Genus
Approximate Number of Species
     
Rushforth 1987
Vidakovic1991
Coniferales Podocarpaceae
 
 

Taxodiaceae

Aomopyle
Dacrycarpus
Dacrydium
Decussocarpus
Falcatifolium
Halocarpus
Lagarostrobus
Lepidothamus
Microcachrys
Microstrobus
Parasitaxus
Phyllocladus
Podocarpus
Prioymopitus
Saxegothaea

Athrotaxis
Cryptomeria
Cunninghamia
Glyptostrobus
Metasequoia
Sciadopitys
Sequoia
Sequoiadendron
Taiwania
Taxodium

2
9
25
12
5
3
2
3
1
2
1
5
94
10
1

3
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
2
3

1

20

1
2

7
100

1

3
1
3
1
1
1
1
1
3
3

Taxales Taxaceae
 
 

Cephalotaxaceae

Austrotaxus
Pseudotaxus
Taxus

Amentotaxus
Cephalotaxus
Tórreya

1
1
10

4
9
7

1
1
10

4
8
6

* Sources Rushforth 1987, Vidakovic 1991
** "Several spontaneous hybrids."
*** If no number is given, the genus is not recognized by the author.
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