Bald cypress

The aerial roots kinda creepy

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    Bald cypress @ Koishikawa Botanical Garden
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    Bald cypress @ Koishikawa Botanical Garden
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    Bald cypress @ Koishikawa Botanical Garden
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    Bald cypress @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Bald cypress @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Bald cypress @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Bald cypress @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Bald cypress @ Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Bald cypress @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Bald cypress @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Bald cypress
Formal Name
Taxodium distichum
Alias
Bald cypres, cypress
Habitat
North America and Mexico
Morph
Deciduous coniferous tree

Comment

What is Bald cypress

Bald cypress, scientific name:Taxodium distichum, is a deciduous coniferous trees of the Taxodium genus, of the Cupressaceae department native to North America and Mexico . Out aerial roots (root respiration) to the ground, a strange shape. It flourish wide conical tree. Since a companion of Cryptomeria japonica leaves are linear, and palmately lobed with the man. And the leaves in the fall and winter leaves fall from on high like birds ' wings. Prefer the shady damp marshes and wetlands, also called as as Bald cypress tree (Cedar swamp). Feel the aerial roots stand in the way of the grave in the dark for his first-rate thriller.

Common name: Bald cypress , scientific name:Taxodium distichum, aka: Bald cypress tree (Cedar swamp), cypress, southrn-cyprss, whit-cyprss, tidewater Rd-cyprss,origin: North America, Mexico, height: 30-50 m, tree diameter: 2 m leaf: linear, leaf arrangement: alternate, flowering period: April-May, fruiting period: October.

Detailed information

Order
Pinales
Family
Cupressaceae
Genus
Taxodium
Species
T. distichum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Botanic gardenMarsh
Color
Brown, Yellow
Season
AprMay
Height
3000 ~ 5000 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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