Cupressus bakeri

Jepson

Fl. Calif. 1: 61. 1909.

Common names: Baker cypress Modoc cypress
IllustratedEndemicConservation concern
Synonyms: Cupressus bakeri subsp. matthewsii C. B. Wolf Cupressus macnabiana var. bakeri (Jepson) Jepson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 2.

Trees to 30 m; crown broadly columnar, sparse. Bark smooth at first, later building up in layers. Branchlets decussate, 0.5–1.3 mm diam. Leaves with conspicuous, pitlike, abaxial gland that produces drop of resin, slightly glaucous. Pollen cones 2–3 × 2–2.5 mm; pollen-sacs 3–5. Seed-cones globose, mostly 1–2 cm, silvery, not glaucous; scales 3–4 pairs, usually covered with resin blisters, umbos often prominent, those of distal scales erect, to 4 mm. Seeds mostly 3–4 mm, light tan to medium brown, not glaucous to slightly glaucous.


Habitat: Mixed evergreen forests
Elevation: 1100–2000 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Cupressus bakeri"
James E. Eckenwalder +
Jepson +
long-lived +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br />) +
quadrangular +  and terete +
inconspicuous +  and undifferentiated +
Baker cypress +  and Modoc cypress +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
columnar +
Calif. +  and Oreg. +
1100–2000 m +
Mixed evergreen forests +
decurrent +  and scale-like +
petioled +, sessile +, twisted +  and simple +
divergent +  and opposite +
persisting +
3 (?) +  and 5 (?) +
rhomboid +  and scale-like +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
spheric;oblong +
2mm +  and 2.5mm +
fibrous;woody +
peltate +  and complex +
cuneate +  and oblong +
fleshy +  and woody +
overlapping +
persistent +
1 +  and 2 +
not glaucous +  and slightly glaucous +
5 +  and 20 +
faceted +  and lenticular +
Illustrated +, Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
Cupressus bakeri subsp. matthewsii +  and Cupressus macnabiana var. bakeri +
Cupressus bakeri +
Cupressus +
species +
flattened +, angled +  and terete +
asymmetric +  and symmetric +
many +, 1 +  and 2 +