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Japanese Thuja (cones)

Thuja standishii

Description:

A species of Thuja, an evergreen coniferous tree in the cypress family Cupressaceae. It is native to southern Japan, where it occurs on the islands of Honshū and Shikoku. It is a medium-sized tree, reaching 20-35 m tall and with a trunk up to 1 m diameter.

Notes:

It is an important timber tree in Japan, grown in forestry plantations for its durable, waterproof, attractively scented wood. Ornamental tree in Europe and N.-America.

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Michael67
Michael67 8 years ago
Lawson's Cypress
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Lawson's Cypress - Chamaecyparis lawsoniana - Overview


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Michael67
Michael67 8 years ago

Thuja has narrow oval cones, not round like this

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 9 years ago

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