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Sciadopitys verticillata

(Sciadopitys verticillata)

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Description

The genus Sciadopitys includes a single living species, endemic to Japan Sciadopitys verticillata also called koyamakiSciadopitys verticillata is a medium-sized evergreen conifer (up to 20-30 m high, exceptionally 35 m).The cones are 6-11 cm long and mature in about 18 months. The seeds are winged.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Pinopsida
Order:Pinales
Family:Sciadopityaceae
Genus:Sciadopitys
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