CPC Plant Profile: Monterey Cypress
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Monterey Cypress (Hesperocyparis macrocarpa)

Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Cupressaceae
  • State: BC, CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 128986
  • 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, California Botanic Garden holds 3 accessions of Hesperocyparis macrocarpa in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 5054 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, California Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Hesperocyparis macrocarpa from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
Authority Bartel
Family Cupressaceae
CPC Number 1156
ITIS
USDA HEMA22
Common Names Monterey Cypress | cipr├ęs Monterrey
Associated Scientific Names Cupressus macrocarpa | Callitropsis macrocarpa | Hesperocyparis macrocarpa | Cupressus hartwegii | Cupressus lambertiana | Cupressus lambertiana var. fastigiata | Cupressus macrocarpa var. angulata | Cupressus macrocarpa var. crippsii | Cupressus macrocarpa var. farallonensis | Cupressus macrocarpa f. fastigiata | Cupressus macrocarpa f. crippsii | Cupressus macrocarpa var. lambertiana | Cupressus macrocarpa subsp. lobosensis | Cupressus macrocarpa f. lutea | Cupressus macrocarpa var. lutea | Cupressus macrocarpa f. pygmaea | Cupressus reinwardtii | Neocupressus macrocarpa
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
British Columbia SNR
California S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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