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Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica (Thunb. ex L. fil.) D. Don

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Cryptomeria japonica (Japanese Cedar) is a species of tree in the family Cupressaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are native to Eastern Asia. They have simple, spine-shaped leaves, yellow flowers, and cones. Individuals can grow to 46 m.

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  • URI: https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q22710
  • Definition: Seed-bearing organ on gymnosperm plants. A type of fruit, usually woody, ovoid to globular, including scales, bracts, or bracteoles arranged around a central axis, especially in conifers and cycads.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Japanese Cedar. View this species on GBIF