Taiwania cryptomerioides Hayata
Taxodiaceae
Taiwania cryptomerioides (69140 octets)
Conifer reaching more than 50 m in its habitat. Long and drooping branches. Needles linear to sickle-shaped, 1-1.6 cm long, pointed at the apex, glaucous, blue-green. Needles shorter, triangular, more scale-like and overlapping on mature tree. Male and female flowers on the same plant. Cones ovate to globose, 8-12 mm long, with 2 seeds under each scale.

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Taiwania cryptomerioides by Plants for a future database

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