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Taxon: Callitropsis nootkatensis (D. Don) Oerst.

Synonym of Cupressus nootkatensis D. Don

Genus: Callitropsis
Family: Cupressaceae
Nomen number: 447594
Place of publication: Frilands-traevaext. 1:17. 1864 "nutkaensis"
Link to protologue:
Comment: Xanthocyparis Farjon is conserved over the earlier Callitropsis Oerst.
Name Verified on: 26-Sep-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jan-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Christenhusz, M. J. M. et al. 2011. A new classification and linear sequence of extant gymnosperms (Phytotaxa) 19:64.
  2. Debreczy, Z. et al. 2009. Relationships and nomenclatural status of the Nootka cypress (Callitropsis nootkatensis, Cupressaceae) (Phytologia) 91:140-159.
  3. Little, D. P. 2006. Evolution and circumscription of the true cypresses (Cupressaceae: Cupressus) Syst. Bot. 31:461-480.
  4. Little, D. P. et al. 2004. The circumscription and phylogenetic relationships of Callitropsis and the newly described genus Xanthocyparis (Cupressaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 91:1872-1881.
  5. Mao, K.-S. et al. 2010. Diversification and biogeography of Juniperus (Cupressaceae): variable diversification rates and multiple intercontinental dispersals New Phytol. 188:254-272.

Check other web resources for Callitropsis nootkatensis (D. Don) Oerst. :

  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=447594. Accessed 25 May 2019.