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Chamaecyparis pisifera (Sieb. et Zucc.) Endl.


Description from Flora of China

Retinispora pisifera Siebold & Zuccarini, Fl. Jap. 2: 39. 1844.

Trees to 50 m tall; bark reddish brown; crown pyramidal. Leaves acute at apex; facial leaves with an obscure abaxial gland; leaves on upper and lowersides of branchlets glaucous; lateral leaves slightly longer than facial ones. Seed cones dark brown, globose, ca. 6 mm in diam.; cone scales 10-12, each fertile scale with 1 or 2 seeds. Seeds narrowly obovoid to transversely ellipsoid, ca. 2 mm; wing ca. 4 mm.

Cultivated for ornament. Guangxi, Guizhou, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shandong, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [native to Japan]


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