Cupressus goveniana Gordon
  • J. Hort. Soc. London
  • Gowen cypress, Mendocino cypress, Santa Cruz cypress


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Cupressus goveniana Gordon. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000630669. Accessed on: 11 Aug 2020'

General Information

Shrubs or small trees to 5 m tall; bark smooth or rough, fibrous; crown globose to columnar, dense or sparse; branchlets not arranged in a plane, ultimate ones 4-angled, ca. 1 mm in diam. Leaves green, not glaucous, without a conspicuous abaxial gland, apex acute. Pollen cones 3-4 × 1.5-2 mm; microsporophylls each with 3-6 pollen sacs. Seed cones grayish brown, not glaucous, globose, 1-2.5(-3) × 1-1.5 cm; cone scales 6-10, each fertile scale with numerous seeds. Seeds 3-4(-5) mm.

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    Shrubs or small trees usually to 10 m, but to 50 m under favorable conditions, or bearing cones at as little as 2 dm on shallow hardpan soils; crown globose to columnar, dense or sparse. Bark smooth or rough, fibrous. Branchlets decussate, 1--1.5 mm diam. Leaves without abaxial gland or sometimes with embedded abaxial gland that does not produce drop of resin, not glaucous. Pollen cones 3--4 ´ 1.5--2 mm; pollen sacs 3--6. Seed cones globose, 1--2.5(--3) cm, grayish brown, not glaucous; scales 3--5 pairs, smooth, umbo nearly flat at maturity. Seeds 3--4(--5) mm, dark brown to jet black, sometimes slightly glaucous.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Gowen cypress, Mendocino cypress, Santa Cruz cypress

     Information From

    Cupressaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    International Union for Conservation of Nature
    https://www.iucn.org/
    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
    • E All Rights Reserved
    Global Tree Search
    https://tools.bgci.org/global_tree_search.php
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • F Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    https://www.iucnredlist.org/
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
    • G See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use