Cupressus uhdeana Gord. ex Carri?re

For a description of the type see Cupressus lusitanica Mill.  Cupressus uhdeana is probably synonymous with Cupressus lusitanica Mill. var. benthamii (Endl.) Carrière, which see.  I have found no specific description of uhdeanaJohnson’s Dictionary describes it as a greenhouse plant.

Horticultural & Botanical History

Cupressus uhdeana, Gord. Pinet. p. 71 ?, Chamaecyparis thurifera, Endl. Synop. Conif. p. 62.  South Mexico, Tasco and Tehuilotepec at 5500 feet (Humboldt & Bonpland), mountains of Orizaba and Real del Monte at 6000 to 7000 feet.  [Biologia Centrali-Americana v.3, p.183/1882-86].

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [C.30/1850].  


Published Aug 01, 2009 - 02:56 PM | Last updated Jul 16, 2010 - 04:57 PM

More details about Cupressus uhdeana Gord. ex Carri?re
Family Cupressaceae
Region of origin

Mexican cypress

  • Cupressus lusitanica Mill. var. benthamii (Endl.) Carrière
  • Cupressus thurifera H.B.&K.
  • Cupressus benthamii Endl.
  • Chamaecyperus thurifera Endl.
Common Name

Mexican cypress

Name in the Camden Park Record

Cupressus Uhdeana

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