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Taxonomic Serial No.: 18042

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Taxodiaceae
  Common Name(s): cypress [English]
    redwood [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassPinopsida  – conifers  
                         OrderPinales  – pines  
                            FamilyCupressaceae  – cypress, redwood  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Austrocedrus Florin & Boutelje – Chilean cedar 
                               Genus Callitris Vent. – cypress-pine 
                               Genus Callitropsis Oerst.  
                               Genus Calocedrus Kurz – incense cedar 
                               Genus Chamaecyparis Spach – false-cypress, faux-cypres, white cedar, cedar 
                               Genus Cryptomeria D. Don – Japanese cedar 
                               Genus Cunninghamia R. Br. – cunninghamia 
                               Genus Cupressus L. – cypress 
                               Genus X Cuprocyparis Farjon  
                               Genus Fitzroya Hook. f. ex Lindl.  
                               Genus Juniperus L. – juniper, cedar, cedro, redcedar, sabino 
                               Genus Metasequoia Miki ex Hu & W.C. Cheng – dawn redwood 
                               Genus Platycladus Spach – platycladus 
                               Genus Sequoia Endl. – redwood 
                               Genus Sequoiadendron J. Buchholz – giant sequoia 
                               Genus Taxodium Rich. – cypress, bald cypress 
                               Genus Tetraclinis Mast. – tetraclinis 
                               Genus Thuja L. – arborvitae, cèdre, thuya, red cedar 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at   
  Reference for: Cupressaceae   
  Source: Gymnosperms of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Cupressaceae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cupressaceae   
  Source: The Gymnosperm Database, database (version 2011-05-27)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: Available at   
  Reference for: Cupressaceae   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cupressaceae   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cupressaceae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Watson, Frank D., and James E. Eckenwalder  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Cupressaceae Bartlett: Redwood or Cypress Family   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 2: Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms   
  Page(s): 399-422   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-19-508242-7   
  Reference for: Cupressaceae   

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