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|Family: Cupressaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Hesperocyparis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Hesperocyparis goveniana (Gordon) Bartel
Habit: Tree 5--7 m, without long, whip-like terminal shoot. Stem: bark fibrous, peeling in linear strips or irregular-shaped plates, smooth, aging rough, brown to gray; ultimate branches 0.8--1.1 mm diam, cylindric. Leaf: of 1 kind, bright- to yellow-green, resin 0. Seed Cone: (10)14--20 mm, +- spheric, brown to gray-brown, often green beneath surface; scales 6--10. Seed: 2--4.5 mm, glaucous or not, dark brown to +- black; attachment scar often inconspicuous.
Ecology: Closed-cone-pine/cypress forests, mixed-evergreen forest, maritime chaparral, coastal terraces; Elevation: 50--160 m. Bioregional Distribution: c CCo (Monterey Peninsula).
Synonyms: Callitropsis goveniana (Gordon) D.P. Little; Cupressus goveniana Gordon; Cupressus goveniana subsp. gibsonensis Silba; Cupressus goveniana subsp. goveniana
eFlora Treatment Author: Jim A. Bartel
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Hesperocyparis forbesii
Next taxon: Hesperocyparis macnabiana
Citation for this treatment: Jim A. Bartel 2016. Hesperocyparis goveniana, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=89296, accessed on February 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 11, 2016.