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  Cupressus macrocarpa
 
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  Family: CUPRESSACEAE
  Citation:  Cupressus macrocarpa Hartw., J. Hort. Soc. London 2: 187. 1847.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Monterey Cypress
  Description: 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, 0.2 cm, 4-ranked. Male catkins oblong, 0.3 cm; stamens 6-8 each, with many-celled pollen sacs, female catkins club-shaped, 0.6 cm at pollination, with 6-14 reflexed, thin-edged, brownish, peltate, scales each with numerous ovules. Cones subglobose, to 3.5 x 2.5 cm, brown when ripe; scales flat-topped, each with a central crescent-shaped process. Seeds 16-20 per scale, to 0.2 cm, narrowly winged, tubercled.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-March
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as ornamental/avenue tree
  Distribution: Native of north America
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: ,g,
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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