CPC Plant Profile: Cuyamaca Cypress
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Plant Profile

Cuyamaca Cypress (Hesperocyparis stephensonii)

  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Cupressaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 135758
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

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

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Hesperocyparis stephensonii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 46673 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

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Taxon Hesperocyparis stephensonii
Authority Bartel
Family Cupressaceae
CPC Number 1158
Common Names Cuyamaca Cypress
Associated Scientific Names Cupressus stephensonii | Callitropsis stephensonii | Hesperocyparis stephensonii | Cupressus arizonica var. stephensonii | Cupressus arizonica ssp. stephensonii
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1

Ecological Relationships

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