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Taxonavigation: Pinales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Division: Pinophyta
Classis: Pinopsida
Ordo: Pinales

Familia: Cupressaceae
Subfamilia: Cunninghamioideae
Genus: Cunninghamia
Species: C. konishii – C. lanceolata
Paleospecies: †C. chaneyi


Cunninghamia R.Br. in A.Richard (ed.), Comm. Bot. Conif. Cycad. 80: 149 (1826), nom. cons.

  • Type species: Cunninghamia lanceolata (Lamb.) Hook. Bot. Mag. 54: , pl. 2743. (1827) originally designated as Cunninghamia sinensis R.Br. ex Rich. & A.Rich. Comm. Bot. Conif. Cycad. 80, pl. 18, f. 3.

Note: Some authorities include C. konishii as Cunninghamia lanceolata var. konishii (Hayata) Fujita Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Taiwan 22: 49, 476. (1932), but see Govaerts et al., 2017, Averyanov et al., 2014 and the Discussion Page.


  • Homonyms
  • Basionym
    • Belis Salisb., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8: 315 (1807)


  • 2017. Cunninghamia . Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Feb. 25.
  • Meyer Herbert W. & Manchester Steven R. (1997). The Oligocene Bridge Creek flora of the John Day Formation, Oregon. University of California Publications in the Geological Sciences 141: 1–195.

Vernacular names[edit]

dansk: Cunninghamia
Deutsch: Spießtanne
English: Cunninghamia, China-fir
português: Cunninghamia
suomi: Keihäskuuset
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