Platycladus Spach
  • Hist. Nat. Vég. 11: 333. 1841.


This taxon is accepted by Cupressaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Trees evergreen, monoecious; branchlets arranged in a plane, spreading or ascending, flattened. Leaves decussate, 4-ranked, scalelike, base decurrent, with an abaxial resin gland, dimorphic along branchlets; lateral leaves without conspicuous, white stomatal bands abaxially but with a median groove. Pollen cones with 8-12 microsporophylls, each with 3-6 pollen sacs. Seed cones terminal, solitary, dehiscent when mature in 1st year; cone scales 6 or 8, decussate, flat, thick, woody, only the middle 2 pairs fertile; free bract apex a long, recurved cusp. Seeds wingless, rarely with a very narrow wing. Cotyledons 2.

 Information From

Cupressaceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
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.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
World Flora Online consortium
http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).