Taxodium distichum (L.) Rich.

Supplementary information

Native to North America. Tree, deciduous; pneumatophores present or absent around trunk; trunk buttressed at base; bark brown, reddish brown, or gray, peeling off in long strips. Main branches spreading horizontally. Leaves on annual branchlets twisted at base and 2-ranked, linear and flat. Pollinating since March till April, seed mature in October (or as early as July).

Links to database for literature reviews :

Links to database for literature reviews :




  1. Flora of Hong Kong: Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  1. Flora of Guangdong: Guangdong Science and Technology Press
  1. Flora of China. Vol 9 (2003): Science Press, Beijing Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis
  1. Flora Republicae Popularis Sinicae (中國植物志): Science Press, Beijing

Acknowledgement 鳴謝:

Wu Jieh Yee Charitable Foundation Native Plant Resources and Database in Hong Kong