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Kashmir cypress

species of plant

Cupressus cashmeriana (Bhutan cypress, Kashmir cypress, weeping cypress;[1] Dzongkha language: Tsenden) is a species of cypress native to the eastern Himalaya in Bhutan and adjacent areas of Arunachal Pradesh in northeastern India. It is also introduced in China and Nepal.[1] It grows at moderately high altitudes of 1,250–2,800 metres (4,100–9,190 ft).[2]

Kashmir cypress
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Cupressus
Species:
C. cashmeriana
Binomial name
Cupressus cashmeriana
Synonyms

Cupressus assamica
Cupressus darjeelingensis
Cupressus himalaica
Cupressus pseudohimalaica
Cupressus tortulosa

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Zhang, D. & T. Christian. 2013. Cupressus cashmeriana. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. Downloaded on 27 July 2013.
  2. Cupressus cashmeriana. The Gymnosperm Database.