Cupressus sempervirens

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Mediterranean cypress
Cupressus sempervirens Stricta.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Cupressus
Species:
C. sempervirens
Binomial name
Cupressus sempervirens
Cupressus sempervirens range.svg
Green: probable natural range in the Mediterranean Basin
Orange: range including human introductions
Red (small areas): Residual natural stands

Cupressus sempervirens, the Mediterranean cypress (also known as Italian cypress,[1] Tuscan cypress, Persian cypress, or pencil pine), is a species of cypress native to the eastern Mediterranean region.

References[change | change source]

  1. "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.