Calflora
Taxon  Report   11188    
Hesperocyparis forbesii  (Jeps.) Bartel
Tecate cypress
Hesperocyparis forbesii, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California.
also called Callitropsis forbesii
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
Family: CUPRESSACEAE  
Genus: Hesperocyparis
Communities: Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cupressus guadalupensis ssp. forbesii
PLANTS: Neocupressus guadalupensis var. forbesii
ICPN + PLANTS: Cupressus forbesii
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More information about  Hesperocyparis forbesii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

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Consortium of California Herbaria


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2019).