Taxon profile


Nootka Cypress
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis (D. Don) Spach

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

Scientific synonyms

Callitropsis nootkatensis (D. Don) Oersted
Cupressus nootkatensis D. Don in Lamb.
Xanthocyparis nootkatensis (D. Don) Farjon & Hiep

Other names

= Alaska Cedar
= Alaska Yellow-cedar
= Alaska-cedar
= Nootka Falsecypress
= Sitka Cypress
= Yellow Cypress

Least Concern


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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Chamaecyparis nootkatensis (D. Don) Spach]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Xanthocyparis nootkatensis (D. Don) Farjon & D.K. Harder]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [44029]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Xanthocyparis nootkatensis (D.Don) Farjon & Harder]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Chamaecyparis nootkatensis (D. Don) Spach]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Chamaecyparis nootkatensis (D. Don) Spach]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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