J. Bot. 11: 196. 1873
Etymology: Greek callos, beautiful, and kedros, cedar
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 2.
Trees evergreen, large. Branchlets flattened, in fan-shaped flattened sprays. Leaves opposite in 4 ranks (although apparently in whorls of 4). Adult leaves dimorphic, appressed, overlapping, scalelike, lateral leaves overlapping facial leaves, free portion of long-shoot leaves to ca. 3 mm; abaxial glands present. Pollen cones with 6–8 pairs of sporophylls, each sporophyll with 4 pollen sacs. Seed cones maturing and opening first year, ellipsoid, 17–30 mm; scales persistent, (2–)3 pairs, oblong and basifixed, thin and woody; proximal pair reduced, sterile, often reflexed or lacking; median pair fertile; distal pair connate, sterile. Seeds 2 per scale, lenticular, unequally 2-winged; cotyledons 2. x = 11.
North America, Asia with 1 in Taiwan and 1 in s China and Myanmar.
Species 3 (1 in the flora).
Facts about "Calocedrus"
|Author||John W. Thieret +|
|Distribution||North America + and Asia with 1 in Taiwan and 1 in s China and Myanmar. +|
|Etymology||Greek callos, beautiful, and kedros, cedar +|
|Illustration copyright||Flora of North America Association +|
|Illustrator||John Myers +|
|Publication title||J. Bot. +|
|Publication year||1873 +|
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|Taxon family||Cupressaceae +|
|Taxon name||Calocedrus +|
|Taxon parent||Cupressaceae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 2 +|