Sequoiadendron

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Sequoiadendron
General Grant Tree in Kings Canyon National Park.jpg
The General Grant tree in Kings Canyon National Park
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Subfamily: Sequoioideae
Genus: Sequoiadendron
J.Buchholz
Species
Synonyms[1]
  • Steinhauera C.Presl
  • Wellingtonia Lindl. 1853, illegitimate homonym, not Meisn. 1840 (Sabiaceae)
  • Americus Hanford, rejected name
  • Washingtonia Winslow 1854, rejected name, not H. Wendl. 1879 (Arecaceae) not Raf. ex J.M. Coult. & Rose 1900 (Apiaceae)

Sequoiadendron is a genus of evergreen trees, with two species, only one of which survives to the present:[1]

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