Published in Descr. Pinus ed. 2 2: 115 in 1828 (?) (confirmed in ed.1, v.2 App #52 and in ed.3 #64 in 1832)
A plant of this beautiful new species is now growing in the conservatory at Boyton, and the only one perhaps in Europe. The plant was obtained from Messrs. Loddiges, at Hackney...
Synonym of Platycladus orientalis (L.) Franco
Basionym: Cupressus pendula Thunb.