Cupressus duclouxiana

Cupressus duclouxiana, known commonly as the Chinese cypress or Yunnan cypress,[1] is a species of conifer in the cypress family, Cupressaceae. It is endemic to China, where it is known from Yunnan and Sichuan. It grows in deep river gorges. Its habitat is mountain forest where it occurs alongside the Sikang pine (Pinus densata) and various oaks, chinquapins, and chestnuts.[1]

Cupressus duclouxiana
Cupressus duclouxiana Kunming Western Hills.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Gymnosperms
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Cupressales
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Cupressus
C. duclouxiana
Binomial name
Cupressus duclouxiana

Most old-growth stands of this tree have been cut down, and it is still threatened by logging in many areas.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Zhang, D.; Christian, T. (2013). "Cupressus duclouxiana". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2013: e.T34079A2843937. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T34079A2843937.en. Retrieved 15 November 2021.