Cryptomeria japonica 'Araucarioides'

Habit resembling an araucaria. Branches long and widespreading near the ground. Branchlets drooping. Needles short, thick, incurved and widely spaced. [Introduced to Europe c. 1860 from Japan.] vic: Emerald Lake (by car park).

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Pinopsida
order     Pinales
family      Taxodiaceae
genus       Cryptomeria D.Don
species        Cryptomeria japonica (L.f.) D.Don