Cedrus brevifolia

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Cedrus brevifolia
Cedrus libani brevifolia1.jpg
A young tree in Cyprus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Cedrus
C. brevifolia
Binomial name
Cedrus brevifolia
A.Henry ex Elwes & A.Henry
Synonyms[citation needed]

Cedrus brevifolia, the Cyprus cedar, is a species of conifer in the genus Cedrus. It is native to the Troödos Mountains[1] of central Cyprus.[2] It grows in the Pafos State Forest. It is often considered to be a synonym of Cedrus libani.(lebanese cedars) [3]


  1. ^ "Cyprus Mediterranean forests". Terrestrial Ecoregions. World Wildlife Fund.
  2. ^ http://md1.csa.com/partners/viewrecord.php?requester=gs&collection=ENV&recid=2621893&q=&uid=789115009&setcookie=yes
  3. ^ "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved 30 August 2014.