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Noun1.Sequoiadendron - giant sequoiasSequoiadendron - giant sequoias; sometimes included in the genus Sequoia; until recently placed in the Taxodiaceae
Cupressaceae, cypress family, family Cupressaceae - cypresses and junipers and many cedars
big tree, giant sequoia, Sequoia gigantea, Sequoia Wellingtonia, Sequoiadendron giganteum, Sierra redwood - extremely lofty evergreen of southern end of western foothills of Sierra Nevada in California; largest living organism
plant genus - a genus of plants
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Giant sequoia are the largest living trees on Earth and exist in only 73 groves scattered along the western slope of California's Sierra Nevadas--the last remnants of a vast Sequoiadendron giganteum forest that, along with coast redwood ancestors, covered much of the northern hemisphere.
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.
The coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) and the giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) share more than their immensity and co-occupation of California.
Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) trees of Sequoia National Park, California, are at risk from unnaturally severe fires related to fuels accumulating during the 1900s from exclusion of natural surface fires (Swetnam et al., 2009).
(redwood, coast cypress family)/ redwood, and Cupressaceae California redwood) (cypress family) Sequoiadendron Taxodiaceae Heartwood and leaves gigante um (Lindl.) J.
Radial growth responses to gap creation in large, old Sequoiadendron giganteum.
For more than 150 years, a clump of Sequoiadendron Giganteum trees, commonly known as giant sequoia, had been growing in Normanby.
Seed cone and ovule ontogeny in Metasequoia, Sequoia and Sequoiadendron (Taxodiaceae-Coniferales).
(2) It should be noted here that the coastal redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens) and the giant redwoods (Sequoiadendron giganteum) are separate varieties that were both exhibited in the East.
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."