Sequoia Endl.

Common Name: Redwood

Family: Taxodiaceae

Published in: Syn. Conif.197. 1847.

Other: Monotypic genus. Named for Sequoyah, a Cherokee silversmith who created a Cherokee syllabery which made reading and writing possible. Type S. sempervirens (D.Don) Endl. Also placed in Cupressaceae.

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