CPC Plant Profile: Gowen Cypress
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Gowen Cypress (Hesperocyparis goveniana)

Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Cupressaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 151683
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

Participating Institutions
Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California-Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Hesperocyparis goveniana in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 4 accessions of Hesperocyparis goveniana in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 7025 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California-Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden has collected 2 seed accessions of Hesperocyparis goveniana from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

  • 01/01/2010

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Nomenclature
Taxon Hesperocyparis goveniana
Authority (Gordon) Bartel
Family Cupressaceae
CPC Number 1154
ITIS
USDA HEGO3
Common Names Mendocino cypress | Gowen cypress
Associated Scientific Names Cupressus goveniana | Callitropsis goveniana | Hesperocyparis goveniana | Juniperus aromatica | Neocupressus goveniana
Distribution
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