Taxon  Report   2517    
Cupressus goveniana  Gordon  
(no longer an active name)
Gowen cypress
Cupressus goveniana
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
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Cupressus goveniana, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Cupressus goveniana
© Beatrice F. Howitt 2007 California Academy of Sciences
Genus: Cupressus
Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS accepted name:
Hesperocyparis goveniana

NOTE: Cupressus goveniana is no longer an active name.
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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:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).