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Glyptostrobus lineatus
(Canton water pine)

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Glyptostrobus lineatus (Canton water pine)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Glyptostrobus lineatus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Canton water pine
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •         Class: Pinopsida

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Glyptostrobus pensilis cultivated near a lakeside.
TitleGlyptostrobus pensilis trees
CaptionGlyptostrobus pensilis cultivated near a lakeside.
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Glyptostrobus pensilis cultivated near a lakeside.
Glyptostrobus pensilis treesGlyptostrobus pensilis cultivated near a lakeside.©Li Jiyuan
Leaves and branchlets of Glyptostrobus pensilis.
TitleLeaves and branchlets
CaptionLeaves and branchlets of Glyptostrobus pensilis.
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Leaves and branchlets of Glyptostrobus pensilis.
Leaves and branchletsLeaves and branchlets of Glyptostrobus pensilis.©Li Jiyuan
Branchlets with green cones of Glyptostrobus pensilis.
TitleBranchlet and cones
CaptionBranchlets with green cones of Glyptostrobus pensilis.
Copyright©Li Jiyuan
Branchlets with green cones of Glyptostrobus pensilis.
Branchlet and conesBranchlets with green cones of Glyptostrobus pensilis.©Li Jiyuan
Mature G. pensilis brown bark, with irregular vertical splits.
TitleBark
CaptionMature G. pensilis brown bark, with irregular vertical splits.
Copyright©Li Jiyuan
Mature G. pensilis brown bark, with irregular vertical splits.
BarkMature G. pensilis brown bark, with irregular vertical splits.©Li Jiyuan

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Glyptostrobus lineatus (Poir.) Druce

Preferred Common Name

  • Canton water pine

Other Scientific Names

  • Glyptostrobus aquaticus (Roxb.) Parker
  • Glyptostrobus heterophyllus (Brongn.) Endl.
  • Glyptostrobus pensilis (Staunton) K. Koch
  • Taxodium heterophyllum Brongn.
  • Taxodium sinense Forbes
  • Thuja lineata Poir.
  • Thuja pensilis Staunton

International Common Names

  • English: China cypress; Chinese deciduous cypress
  • Chinese: shuicong; shuiliansheng; shuishacong; shuisong

Local Common Names

  • Germany: wasserfichte
  • Japan: suisho
  • Vietnam: thong nuoc; thuy tung

EPPO code

  • GLPPE (Glyptostrobus pensilis)

Trade name

  • China cypress
  • Chinese deciduous cypress

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •                 Class: Pinopsida
  •                     Family: Taxodiaceae
  •                         Genus: Glyptostrobus
  •                             Species: Glyptostrobus lineatus

Wood Products

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Boats

Containers

  • Boxes
  • Cases
  • Cooperage
  • Crates
  • Pallets
  • Tanks
  • Vats

Furniture

Pulp

  • Long-fibre pulp

Railway sleepers

Roundwood

  • Building poles
  • Piles
  • Pit props
  • Posts
  • Roundwood structures
  • Stakes
  • Transmission poles

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • Beams
  • Bridges
  • Carpentry/joinery (exterior/interior)
  • Engineering structures
  • Exterior fittings
  • Flooring
  • For heavy construction
  • For light construction
  • Gates
  • Hydraulic works
  • Shingles
  • Wall panelling

Veneers

Wood-based materials

  • Fibreboard
  • Improved wood

Woodware

  • Industrial and domestic woodware
  • Sports equipment
  • Tool handles