Chamaecyparis Spach

Common Name: Cedar, False Cypress, White Cedar

Family: Cupressaceae

Published in: Hist. Nat. Vég. (Spach) 11: 329. 1841.

Other: Lectotype: C. sphaeroidea (Spreng.) Spach (accepted name C. thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.) 'Chamaecyparis' can be translated to mean "low-growing cypress" from the Greek 'chamai' for dwarf and 'kuparissos' for cypress.

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