Sequoiadendron giganteum


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Related to Sequoiadendron giganteum: Sequoia sempervirens
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Noun1.Sequoiadendron giganteum - extremely lofty evergreen of southern end of western foothills of Sierra Nevada in CaliforniaSequoiadendron giganteum - extremely lofty evergreen of southern end of western foothills of Sierra Nevada in California; largest living organism
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
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Sequoiadendron giganteum only exists within the Sierra Nevada mountain range, and the vast majority of groves--59 of them--are located in a 70-mile belt directly south of the Kings River Canyon.
For more than 150 years, a clump of Sequoiadendron Giganteum trees, commonly known as giant sequoia, had been growing in Normanby.
Yr enw gwyddonol arnyn nhw ydi Sequoiadendron giganteum, ac enwau Saesneg arnyn nhw ydi'r giant sequoia a'r Sierra redwood.
Anyone who has walked in the towering groves of the giant redwoods of California, Sequoiadendron giganteum, and lowered their voice to an awed whisper would recognize something approaching the holiness of the great cathedrals, although they might not agree that "sacred trees and sacred things do not have a place in a consumer society.