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Taxon: Cupressus arizonica Greene

Genus: Cupressus
Family: Cupressaceae
Nomen number: 12638
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 9:64. 1882
Name verified on: 09-Jul-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • Arizona cypress   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • Arizona cypress   (Source: Trees US ) – English   [Cupressus arizonica var. arizonica]
  • Arizona smooth cypress   (Source: Trees US ) – English   [Cupressus arizonica var. glabra]
  • Cuyamaca cypress   (Source: Trees US ) – English   [Cupressus arizonica var. stephensonii]
  • Piute cypress   (Source: Trees US ) – English   [Cupressus arizonica var. nevadensis]
  • San Pedro Mártir cypress   (Source: Trees US ) – English   [Cupressus arizonica var. montana]
  • lu gan bai   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • cyprès d'Arizona   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Arizonazypresse   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • cipresso dell'Arizona   (Source: Mult Glossary Trees ) – Italian
  • cedro blanco   (Source: F NAmer ) – Spanish
  • ciprés plateado   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • arizonacypress   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide KrussmannC)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter   (fide F NAmer)
  • Fuels: fuelwood   (fide AH 519)
  • Materials: wood   (timber fide AH 519)
  • Social: religious/secular   (used as a Christmas tree fide AH 519)

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Cupressus arizonica Greene:


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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (26 November 2015)

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