Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic family within the order Pinales — the cypresses.

Etymologies

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Cupressus +‎ -aceae

Examples

  • Cupressaceae, which is what gives it it's large size considering that the members of Cupressaceae are the largest trees in the world.

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  • Cunninghamia lanceolata is also classified in the Cupressaceae family.

    Unclean hands, covered with cedar chips

  • These trees are in the Cupressaceae or cypress family.

    Unclean hands, covered with cedar chips

  • These trees are in the Cupressaceae or cypress family.

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  • Cunninghamia lanceolata is also classified in the Cupressaceae family.

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  • Tropical African cedars (Widdringtonia, Cupressaceae): systematics, ecology and conservation status.

    South Malawi montane forest-grassland mosaic

  • These are made up of Cupressaceae, Anacardiaceae, Pinaceae, Oleaceae, and Fagaceae families.

    Sulaiman Range alpine meadows

  • Over 31 types of plant fossils have been identified although most are taxonomically identified at the family level: club mosses Selaginellaceae, royal fern Osmundaceae, curly grass fern Schizaeaceae, cypress Cupressaceae, plum yew Cephalotaxaceae, and swamp cypress Taxodiaceae, and the walnut tree Junglandacea.

    Messel Pit fossil site, Germany

  • Associated with the hemlock and fir are a moderate diversity of broadleaf trees, with the most species belonging to the Aceraceae, Hippocastanaceae, Fagaceae, Magnoliaceae, Lauraceae, Cupressaceae, Podocarpaceae, and Taxaceae.

    Northern Indochina subtropical forests

  • Taxodiaceae to be part of the Cupressaceae family, which includes the cypresses, redwoods, cryptomerias, cedars and others.

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