cypress family


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Noun1.cypress family - cypresses and junipers and many cedarscypress family - 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
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A member of the cypress family, it will grow in almost any welldrained soil and needs little if any pruning, making it ultra lowmaintenance.
In many regions, it has infected and killed up to 95% of iconic native trees in the cypress family, including junipers and some cedars.
From the standpoint of water conservation, the cypress family (Cupressaceae), including junipers, cypresses, arborvitae (those oversized yellow-green gumdrops) and incense cedar, is a most suitable family of plants for Southern California.
As much as the tree is frequently called cedar, it is not considered one of the "true" cedars by all, as the trees are members of the cypress family.
California redwoods are members of the cypress family Sequoia sempervirens.
A member of the cypress family, junipers are one of only three native conifers found in Britain and are traditionally used in medicines and to flavour food and drink, including gin.