Widdringtonia wallichii

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Widdringtonia wallichii, Cederberg, South Africa


Taxonavigation: Pinales 

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

Familia: Cupressaceae
Subfamilia: Callitroideae
Genus: Widdringtonia
Species: Widdringtonia wallichii



Widdringtonia wallichii Endl. ex Carrière, Traité Gén. Conif., ed. 2: 62 (1867)




Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • South Africa: Eastern Cape Province, Willowmore District, Kougaberge, in canyons ['kloofs'] draining into the Baviaanskloof and tributaries.

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



Primary references


Additional references

  • Marsh, J.A. 1966. Bothalia (Pretoria) 9: 125.

Vernacular names

English: Clanwilliam Cypress
español: Ciprés de Clanwilliam
français: Cyprès de Clanwilliam
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