Invasive Species Compendium

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Cupressus macrocarpa
(Monterey cypress)

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Cupressus macrocarpa (Monterey cypress)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Cupressus macrocarpa
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Monterey cypress
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •         Class: Pinopsida
  • Uses List
  • Agroforestry
  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Ornamental
  • Shade and shelter
  • Windbreak
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Cupressus macrocarpa Hartw. ex Gordon

Preferred Common Name

  • Monterey cypress

Variety

  • Cupressus macrocarpa f. lutea (G. L. Webster) Rehder
  • Cupressus macrocarpa f. pygmana A. B. Jacks

Other Scientific Names

  • Cupressus hartwegii Carrière
  • Cupressus lambertiana Gordon
  • Cupressus reinwardtii Beisser

International Common Names

  • Spanish: ciprés de Monterrey
  • French: cyprès de Lambert; cyprès de Monterey

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Zypresse, Grossfrüchtige; Zypresse, Monterey-
  • Italy: cipresso di Lambert; cipresso di Monterey

EPPO code

  • CVBMC (Cupressus macrocarpa)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •                 Class: Pinopsida
  •                     Family: Cupressaceae
  •                         Genus: Cupressus
  •                             Species: Cupressus macrocarpa

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Agroforestry
  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Shade and shelter
  • Windbreak

General

  • Ornamental

Materials

  • Fibre
  • Poisonous to mammals
  • Wood/timber

Wood Products

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Pulp

  • Short-fibre pulp

Roundwood

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  • Stakes

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • For light construction