Cupressus macrocarpa Hartw.

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Monterey Cypress
Synonym: Cupressus reinwardtii Beissn.
Common Name: Not available
Flowering & Fruiting Period: September-March
Distribution: Native of North America
Habitat: Grown as ornamental/avenue tree
Uses: Ornamental garden plant
Key Characteristics: Trees to 20 m; branches hortizontal, obscurely whorled; bark reddish-brown, ridged; branchlets 2-pinnate, alternate, ascending, 4-angled. Leaves 3-angular, scale-like, appressed, 4-ranked. Male catkins oblong; stamens 6-8 each, with many-celled pollen sacs, female catkins club-shaped. Cones subglobose, brown when ripe; scales flat-topped, each with a central crescent-shaped process. Seeds narrowly winged, tubercled.