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Taxon: Taxodium distichum (L.) Rich.

 
Genus: Taxodium
Family: Cupressaceae
Nomen number: 80066
Place of publication: Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 16:298. 1810
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Jul-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 17 (13 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • bald-cypress  (Source: AH 519) - English
  • swamp-cypress  (Source: BSBI) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials: wood; wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=929), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Farjon, A. 2005. A monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. 2:404.
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Taxodium+distichum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Fowells, H. A. 1965. Silvics of forest trees of the United States.
  9. International Seed Testing Association. 1971. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees.
  10. Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Lickey, E. B. & G. L. Walker. 2002. Population genetic structure of baldcypress (Taxodium distichum [L.] Rich. var. distichum) and pondcypress (T. distichum var. imbricarium [Nuttall] Croom): biogeographic and taxonomic implications. SouthE. Naturalist 1:131-148.
  13. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  14. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  15. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  16. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  19. Tsumura, Y. et al. 1999. Genetic diversity and differentiation of Taxodium in the south-eastern United States using cleaved amplified polymorphic sequences. Heredity 83:229-238.
  20. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Gymnosperms&FamilyID=Cupressaceae&GenusID=Taxodium&SpeciesID=distichum target='_blank'
  21. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Taxodium distichum (L.) Rich. :

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

Images:

  • Cone: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=80066. Accessed 7 December 2019.