Sciadopitys Siebold & Zucc.

Family: Taxodiaceae

Published in: Fl. Jap. (Siebold) 2(1): 1. 1842.

Other: Sciados is Greek for umbel, pitys is Greek for fir tree, the whorls of needles resemble the ribs of an umbrella (skiadeion in Greek). Monotypic genus. Type S. verticillata (Thunb.) Sieb. et Zucc. Also placed in Cupressaceae, Sciadopityaceae.

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