Taxon: Fitzroya cupressoides (Molina) I. M. Johnst.

Genus: Fitzroya
Family: Cupressaceae
Nomen number: 17114
Place of publication: Contr. Gray Herb. 70:91. 1924
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Patagonian-cypress  (Source: Pl Book) - English
  • alerce  (Source: Pl Book) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix I: ()
  • Fish & Wildlife Threatened species: ()

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina Chubut, Neuquen, Rio Negro; Chile Los Lagos


  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated conifers (English translation of Die Nadelgeholze, ed. 2. 1983). 1985 (KrussmannC)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Marticorena, C. & M. Quezada Catálogo de la flora vascular de Chile. (L Chile)
  • Marticorena, C. & R. Rodriguez, eds. Flora de Chile. 1995- (F Chile)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Species Information: threatened and endangered animals and plants (on-line resource). (US Fish & Wildl List)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. 1996, 1999 (L Argent)


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