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 Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Eur ed2)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide F Eur ed2)
  • Materials: wood (occasionally planted as a source of timber fide F Eur)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Cooper & Johnson ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Abrams, L. Illustrated flora of the Pacific states. 1944 (IllF PacifSt)
  • Adams, R. P. et al. 2009. A new genus, Hesperocyparis, for the cypresses of the Western Hemisphere (Cupressaceae) (Phytologia) 91:182.
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  • Farjon, A. A monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys. 2005 (Monog Cupressaceae) 216-218.
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer) 2:407-408.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees. 1971 (Mult Glossary Trees)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Laubenfels, D. J. de 2009. Nomenclatural actions for the New World cypresses (Cupressaceae) (Novon) 19:304.
  • Little, D. P. 2006. Evolution and circumscription of the true cypresses (Cupressaceae: Cupressus) Syst. Bot. 31:474.
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Silba, J. 1986. Encyclopaedia Coniferae Phytologia Mem. 8:64.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, second edition. 1993 (F Eur ed2)

Synonyms:

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
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas 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.