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[ Chamaecrista ] [ Chamaecyparis ] [ Chamaecytisus ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Chamaecyparis

false cypress

Hierarchical position of the Genus Chamaecyparis

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Pinophyta Cronquist
syn. Coniferophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: conifers, gymnosperms
   Subdivisio  Pinophytina Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
   Classis  Pinopsida Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 483, 1090. Jun 1835.
common name: Conifers
   Subclassis  Pinidae Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm., Taxon 15: 134. Apr 1966.
   Ordo  Cupressales Bromhead
pub. 1838
   Familia  Cupressaceae Rich. ex Bartl.
pub. Ord. Nat. Pl.: 90, 95. Sep 1830.
common name: cypress
   Genus  Chamaecyparis Spach
common name: cedar

Named members of the Genus Chamaecyparis

   Species  henryae Li
syn. Chamaecyparis thyoides
   Species  lawsoniana (A. Murr.) Parl.
common name: Port Orford cedar, Lawson false cypress
   Species  nootkatensis (D. Don) Spach
common name: Alaska cedar
   Species  obtusa (Siebold & Zucc.) Siebold & Zucc. ex End
common name: hinoki false cypress
   Species  thyoides (L.) B.S.P.
common name: white cedar, coastal plain cedar
   Varietas  henryae (Li) Little
syn. Chamaecyparis thyoides

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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