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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.
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. Note: lists as Callitropsis nootkatensis (D. Don) Oersted ex D. P. Little
  3. 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. Note: lists as Callitropsis nootkatensis (D. Don) Oersted
  4. Little, D. P. 2006. Evolution and circumscription of the true cypresses (Cupressaceae: Cupressus). Syst. Bot. 31:461-480. Note: lists as Callitropsis nootkatensis (D. Don) Florin
  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. Note: Cupressus L., sensu lato (incl. Callitropsis, Hesperocyparis, and Xanthocyparis) resolved as monophyletic

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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=447594. Accessed 28 January 2020.