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Taxon: Cupressus macrocarpa Hartw.

Genus: Cupressus
Family: Cupressaceae.
Nomen number: 12659
Place of publication: J. Hort. Soc. London 2:187. 1847
Comment: Hartweg's remarks were insufficient to distinguish this species from others and thus do not constitute a diagnosis, but Melbourne ICN Art. 38.1(a) requires that there be a description or diagnosis, and the former was satisfied by these remarks (K. Gandhi et al., pers. comm. via e-mail on 1 May 2009)
Name verified on: 09-Jul-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Abrams, L. 1944. Illustrated flora of the Pacific states.
  • Adams, R. P. et al. 2009. A new genus, Hesperocyparis, for the cypresses of the Western Hemisphere (Cupressaceae). Phytologia 91:182. [lists as C. macrocarpa Hartw. ex Gordon; = Hesperocyparis macrocarpa (Hartw.) Bartel].
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. [poisonous].
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America. 2:407–408.
  • Farjon, A. 2005. A monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys. 216–218.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia. [lists as C. macrocarpa Hartw. ex Gordon].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [lists as C. macrocarpa Hartw. ex Gordon].
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1971. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. [lists as C. macrocarpa Hartw. ex Gordon].
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Laubenfels, D. J. de. 2009. Nomenclatural actions for the New World cypresses (Cupressaceae). Novon 19:304. [= Neocupressus macrocarpa (Hartw.) de Laub.].
  • Little, D. P. 2006. Evolution and circumscription of the true cypresses (Cupressaceae: Cupressus). Syst. Bot. 31:474. [= Callitropsis macrocarpa (Hartw.) D. P. Little].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Silba, J. 1986. Encyclopaedia Coniferae. Phytologia Mem. 8:64. [lists as C. macrocarpa Hartw. ex Gordon].
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, second edition.
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Check other web resources for Cupressus macrocarpa Hartw.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Gymnosperm Database of Christopher J. Earle
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cupressus macrocarpa cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?12659 (20 April 2014)

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