Hesperocyparis Bartel & R.A.Price

This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. & S. Central U.S.A. to Central America.

Native to:

Arizona, Belize, California, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Oregon, Texas

Introduced into:

Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Argentina Northeast, Comoros, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Is., France, Free State, Great Britain, Hawaii, Ireland, Italy, Juan Fernández Is., Mauritius, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Portugal, Réunion, Sicilia, South Australia, Spain, St.Helena, Sudan, Tasmania, Trinidad-Tobago, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe

Hesperocyparis Bartel & R.A.Price appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Phytologia 91: 179 (2009)

Accepted by

  • Christenhusz, M.J.M., Fay, M.F. & Chase, M.W. (2017). Plants of the World. An illustrated encyclopedia of vascular plants: 1-792. Kew Publishing, The university of Chicago Press.
  • Zhu, A., Fan, W.S., Adams, R.P. & Mower, J.P. (2018). Phylogenomic evidence for ancient recombination between plastid genomes of the Cupressus-Juniperus-Xanthocyparis complex (Cupressaceae). BioMed Central Evolutionary Biology 18(137): 1-10.

Not accepted by

  • Christenhusz, M.J.M., Reveal, J.L., Farjon, A., Gardner, M.F., Mill, R.R. & Chase, M.W. (2011). A new classification and linear sequence of extant gymnosperms. Phytotaxa 19: 55-70. [Cited as Cupressus.]
  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Cupressus.]

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0