40.000 Thujopsis Siebold & Zucc. ex Endl.

Description of the genus

A medium to large evergreen tree, up to 40 m tall, trunk diameter 1.5 m, bark red-brown peeling in vertical strips. Leavers in decussate pairs, scale-like, 3–10 mm long, glossy green above, and marked with vivid white stomatal bands below; they have a distinctive thick, almost fleshy texture. Seed cones ovoid, 7–15 mm long and 6–10 mm diameter, with 6–12 thick scales, brown with a violet-white wax bloom when fresh.

Worldwide: One species only, native to Japan

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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dolabrata (L.f.) Siebold & Zucc.

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External websites:

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

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: Thujopsis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1750, retrieved 17 September 2021

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