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Cunninghamia lanceolata (Chinese fir)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Gymnospermae > Coniferophyta > Cupressaceae

Cunninghamia lanceolata tree in Arderne Gardens, Claremont, Cape Town. [[photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

 

Native to China, Vietnam, Laos, and possibly Cambodia. The genus was formerly placed in the Taxodiaceae, which is now considered a synonym of the Cupressaceae.

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