Taxon profile


Mexican Cypress
Cupressus lusitanica Mill.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Pinophyta - conifers »  class Pinopsida »  order Pinales »  family Cupressaceae »  genus Cupressus - cypress

Scientific synonyms

Callitropsis lusitanica (Mill.) D.P. Little
Hesperocyparis lusitanica (Mill.) Bartel

Other names

= Arizona Cypress
= Portuguese cypress

Least Concern LC


Cupressus lusitanica - Mexican Cypress

Author: Michael Kesl

Cupressus lusitanica - Mexican Cypress

Author: Michael Kesl

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Phryneta spinator (Fabricius, 1792) - Fig-tree Borer Longhorn Beetle, Semanotus australis Giesbert, 1993

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Cupressus lusitanica Mill.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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