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Callitropsis nootkatensis  (D. Don) D.P. Little
Taxonomic Serial No.: 822596

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Chamaecyparis nootkatensis (D. Don) Spach
    Cupressus nootkatensis D. Don
    Xanthocyparis nootkatensis (D. Don) Farjon & T.H. Nguyen
  Common Name(s): Alaska cedar [English]
    Sitka cypress [English]
    yellow cypress [English]
    Nootka cypress [English]
    Alaska yellow-cedar [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassPinopsida  – conifers  
                         OrderPinales  – pines  
                            FamilyCupressaceae  – cypress, redwood  
                               GenusCallitropsis Oerst.  
                                  SpeciesCallitropsis nootkatensis (D. Don) D.P. Little – Alaska cedar, Sitka cypress, yellow cypress, Nootka cypress, Alaska yellow-cedar  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Callitropsis nootkatensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brummitt, R. K.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Report of the Nomenclature Committee for vascular plants: 59. (1710). To conserve Xanthocyparis Farjon & Hiep against Callitropsis Oerst. (Cupressaceae). Proposed by R.R. Mill & A. Farjon in Taxon 55: 229-231. 2006. Votes: 14-4 (recommended)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Taxon, vol. 56   
  Page(s): 1290-1291   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0040-0262   
  Reference for: Callitropsis nootkatensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): de Laubenfels, D. J.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Nomenclatural Actions for the New World Cypresses (Cupressaceae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Novon, vol. 19, no. 3   
  Page(s): 300-306   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-3177   
  Reference for: Callitropsis nootkatensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): de Laubenfels, David J., Chad E. Husby, and M. Patrick Griffith  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: Further Nomenclatural Action for the Cypresses (Cupressaceae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Novon, vol. 22, no. 1   
  Page(s): 8-15   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-3177   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Callitropsis nootkatensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dörken, Veit M., Philip G. Ladd, and Robert F. Parsons  
  Publication Date: 2023   
  Article/Chapter Title: Leaf dimorphism in Cupressus nootkatensis D. Don and Cupressus vietnamensis (Farjon & T.H. Nguyên) Silba (Cupressaceae) and its ecological and evolutionary significance   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Trees, vol. 37   
  Page(s): 1267-1279   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0931-1890   
  Notes: doi: 10.1007/s00468-023-02424-2   
  Reference for: Nootka cypress[English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Little, Damon P.  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: Evolution and circumscription of the true cypresses (Cupressaceae: Cupressus)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematic Botany, vol. 31, no. 3   
  Page(s): 461-480   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0363-6445   
  Notes: Online ISSN: 1548-2324   
  Reference for: Callitropsis nootkatensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Zhu, Andan, Weishu Fan, Robert P. Adams, and Jeffrey P. Mower  
  Publication Date: 2018   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenomic evidence for ancient recombination between plastid genomes of the Cupressus-Juniperus-Xanthocyparis complex (Cupressaceae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: BMC Evolutionary Biology, vol. 18, no. 137   
  Page(s): 1-10   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 2730-7182   
  Notes: doi: 10.1186/s12862-018-1258-2   
  Reference for: Callitropsis nootkatensis   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  






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