Juniperus barbadensis urbaniana (Pilg. & Ekman) Borhidi
Juniperus ekmanii Florin
Juniperus urbaniana Pilg. & Ekman
Juniperus gracilior is an evergreen tree
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood. It is sometimes grown as an ornamental.
This species consists of three varieties, two of which are extremely localized. The nominate variety is more abundant, but still occupies a limited area. The total number of mature specimens is not known but is probably below 1,000 individuals. Besides cutting for timber and firewood, this species is also threatened by forest clearing for pasture and by (man-made) fires. The plant is classified as 'Endangered' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
Caribbean - Haiti, Dominican Republic
The humid montane forest zone, often where the forest cover has been destroyed and secondary vegetation predominates, usually only present as solitary individuals, usually growing in acid, forest soils; at elevations from 1,000 - 2,550 metres[
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|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
The plant is sometimes grown as an ornamental[
The wood is used for making furniture and for carving[
The wood is used for fuel[
Seed - germination takes 3 - 6 months[
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