41.010 Calocedrus Kurz

Staples, G.W. & Herbst, D.R. (2005) A Tropical Garden Flora; plants cultivated in the Hawaiian islands and other tropical places. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Description of the genus

Trees with flattened branches which may be jointed. Leaves scale-like in 4s, 2 narrow lateral leaves separated by 2 smaller facial leaves with acute spreading tips meeting the base of the next whorl. Seed cones oblong; fertile scales 2 elongated; apex with recurved prickle covering 2 fused upper scales and flanked by 2 small lower scales. Seeds 2 per scale, with 1 large and 1 rudimentary wing.

Worldwide: Three species found in moist forests of eastern Asia and western North America.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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decurrens (Torr.) Florin

Other sources of information about Calocedrus:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Calocedrus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Calocedrus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Calocedrus
Wikipedia: Calocedrus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Calocedrus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Calocedrus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Calocedrus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1746, retrieved 17 September 2021

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