Bald cypress Taxodium distichum, copyright Batsv.

Belongs within: Cupressaceae.

The Taxodioideae are a group of cypresses found in eastern Asia and southern North America, in which adult leaves are helically arranged.

<==Taxodioideae MM12
    |--Cryptomeria MM12
    |    |--C. fortunei L02
    |    |--C. japonica MM12
    |    `--C. rhenana MM12
    `--+--Glyptostrobus MM12
       |    |--G. dunoyeri MM12
       |    |--G. lineatus G02
       |    `--G. pensilis MM12
       `--Taxodium MM12
            |--T. ascendens M83
            |--T. balticum MM12
            |--T. distichum MM12
            |--T. mucronatum MM12
            `--T. wallissii MM12

*Type species of generic name indicated


[G02] Gomez, B. 2002. A new species of Mirovia (Coniferales, Miroviaceae) from the Lower Cretaceous of the Iberian Ranges (Spain). Cretaceous Research 23: 761–773.

[L02] Li F. 2002. Psocoptera of China vol. 1. Science Press: Beijing.

[MM12] Mao, K., R. I. Milne, L. Zhang, Y. Peng, J. Liu, P. Thomas, R. R. Mill & S. S. Renner. 2012. Distribution of living Cupressaceae reflects the breakup of Pangea. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 109 (20): 7793–7798.

[M83] Myers, R. L. 1983. Site susceptibility to invasion by the exotic tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in southern Florida. Journal of Applied Ecology 20: 645–658.

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