Cupressus chengiana

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Cupressus chengiana (cultivated)


Taxonavigation: Pinales 

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

Familia: Cupressaceae
Subfamilia: Cupressoideae
Genus: Cupressus
Species: Cupressus chengiana


Cupressus chengiana S.Y.Hu, Taiwania 10: 57 (1964).


  • Homotypic
    • Chamaecyparis chengiana (S.Y.Hu) Gaussen, Trav. Lab. Forest. Toulouse 2(13): 58, 70 (1968), sine relat. loc.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia
    • Regional: China
      • China (S. Gansu, N. & W. Sichuan)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Hu, S.Y., (1964). Notes on the Flora of China IV. Gymnospermae. Taiwania 10: 57.

Additional references[edit]

  • Farjon, A. (1998). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers.
  • Flora of China Online [1].
  • Little, D. P. (2006). Evolution and circumscription of the true Cypresses. Syst. Bot. 31 (3): 461–480.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Cheng's Cypress
中文: 岷江柏木
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