Sequoiadendron J.Buchholz

Sequoia - after the Redwood, Greek dendros - tree

A genus of one species characterised by and differing from Sequoia in having naked buds, pointed, crowded, spirally-arranged leaves and cones 5-8 cm long with 35-40 scales and numerous seeds.

1 species from E California.

Seed; cuttings difficult.

Source: Spencer, R. (1995). Taxodiaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 1, Ferns, conifers & their allies. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Pinopsida
order     Pinales
family      Taxodiaceae
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