Sequoia Endl.
  • Syn. Conif. 197. 1847.
  • [For Sequoyah, also known as George Guess, inventor and publisher of the Cherokee alphabet]


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General Information

Trees giant, evergreen. Branchlets terete, with obvious annual growth constrictions. Leaves alternate, mostly in 2 ranks. Adult leaves linear or linear-lanceolate to deltate, generally flattened, divergent to strongly appressed; abaxial glands absent. Pollen cones with 6--12 sporophylls, each sporophyll with 2--6 pollen sacs. Seed cones maturing and opening in 1 season, oblong to globose; scales persistent, 15--30, valvate, ± peltate, thick and woody. Seeds 2--7 per scale, lenticular, narrowly 2-winged; cotyledons 2(--4). x = 11.

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    Literature

    SELECTED REFERENCES

    Schwarz, O. and H. Weide. 1962. Systematische Revision der Gattung Sequoia Endl. Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 66: 159--192.

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    Other Local Names

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    [For Sequoyah, also known as George Guess, inventor and publisher of the Cherokee alphabet]

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    Cupressaceae
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    '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.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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