Cupressaceae

(redirected from Cypress (botany))
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cupressaceae - cypresses and junipers and many cedarsCupressaceae - cypresses and junipers and many cedars
gymnosperm family - a family of gymnosperms
Coniferales, order Coniferales - profusely branching and chiefly evergreen trees and some shrubs having narrow or needlelike leaves
cedar, cedar tree - any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
Cupressus, genus Cupressus - type genus of Cupressaceae
Athrotaxis, genus Athrotaxis - a genus of gymnosperm
Austrocedrus, genus Austrocedrus - one species; formerly included in genus Libocedrus
Callitris, genus Callitris - evergreen monoecious coniferous trees or shrubs: cypress pines
Calocedrus, genus Calocedrus - tall evergreens of western North America and eastern Asia; formerly included in genus Libocedrus
Chamaecyparis, genus Chamaecyparis - a genus of Chamaecyparis
Cryptomeria, genus Cryptomeria - Japanese cedar; sugi
genus Libocedrus, Libocedrus - cypresses that resemble cedars
redwood family, subfamily Taxodiaceae, Taxodiaceae - coniferous trees; traditionally considered an independent family though recently included in Cupressaceae in some classification systems
genus Metasequoia - genus of deciduous conifers comprising both living and fossil forms; 1 extant species: dawn redwood of China; variously classified as member of Pinaceae or Taxodiaceae
genus Sequoia - redwoods; until recently considered a genus of a separate family Taxodiaceae
sequoia, redwood - either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae
genus Sequoiadendron, Sequoiadendron - giant sequoias; sometimes included in the genus Sequoia; until recently placed in the Taxodiaceae
genus Taxodium, Taxodium - bald cypress; swamp cypress
genus Thuja, Thuja - red cedar
genus Thujopsis, Thujopsis - one species; has close similarity to genus Thuja