Cupressus cashmiriana. CASHMIR CYPRESS. Kashmir and Tibet
CUPRESSACEA (Cypress family)

An exotic cypress with drooping branches and small 1/2- inch diameter cones (cf C. funebris). Lvs blue-gray. Kingscote Garden Apartments front lawn, 7-ft high specimen planted summer 2003. A second example 'Himalaya Dejarlingensis' was planted near the Kingscote Garden pond in December, 2005, and another on the north side of the Arizona Garden in December, 2007.

Illustrations (links open new windows): habit

Additions/Revisions: The initial planting in the KG lawn did poorly and was removed, as was its replacement. A third Cashmir cypress was planted near the same location in February, 2005.

Name derivation, genus | species classical Latin name for C. sempervirens | of Kashmir

Related material: Cupressus L., Gymnosperm Database | Flora of China (volume 4, inc. Cupressaceae)

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