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Juniperus turkestanica Komarov in Not. Syst. Herb. Hort. Bot. Petrop.,. 5, 2:26, 27,. 1924; Komarov in Fl. URSS. 1:183.1934 (Fig. 4, A, B).

Dioecious tree up to 15 m tall, or a low shrub assuming a prostrate habit. Branchlets stout. Leaves c. 2 mm long, opposite, decussate, appressed close to the stems, oval, apicular, Male and female cones not seen. Fruit oblong, 10‑15 mm long, black. Seed 1, oblong, 7‑10 mm long, grooved.

Type: Described from Tien Shan (LE).

According to Komarov (l.c.) a polymorphic species. Characterised by the large 1‑seeded fruit; Distribution: Soviet C. Asia, Pakistan (N. areas).


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