Cupressus guadalupensis var. forbesii
Phytologia 20: 435. 1970.
Trees to 10 m, often shrubby; crown globose, sparse. Bark smooth. Branchlets decussate, mostly 1–1.5 mm diam. Leaves often with inconspicuous, embedded, abaxial gland that does not produce drop of resin, not glaucous. Pollen cones 3–4 × 2 mm; pollen-sacs 3–5. Seed-cones globose, mostly (2–) 2.5–3.5 cm, brown, not glaucous; scales mostly 4–5 pairs, smooth, umbos flat or to 5 mm. Seeds mostly 5–6 mm, dark-brown, not glaucous.
Elevation: 450–1000 m
Calif., Mexico in Baja California
The typical variety is endemic to Guadalupe Island, Baja California, Mexico.
Of conservation concern.