Definition of Cypress family
1. Noun. Cypresses and junipers and many cedars.
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Family
Group relationships: Coniferales, Order Coniferales
Member holonyms: Cedar, Cedar Tree, Cupressus, Genus Cupressus, Athrotaxis, Genus Athrotaxis, Austrocedrus, Genus Austrocedrus, Callitris, Genus Callitris, Calocedrus, Genus Calocedrus, Chamaecyparis, Genus Chamaecyparis, Cryptomeria, Genus Cryptomeria, Genus Juniperus, Juniperus, Genus Libocedrus, Libocedrus, Redwood Family, Subfamily Taxodiaceae, Taxodiaceae, Genus Metasequoia, Genus Sequoia, Redwood, Sequoia, Genus Sequoiadendron, Sequoiadendron, Genus Taxodium, Taxodium, Genus Tetraclinis, Tetraclinis, Genus Thuja, Thuja, Genus Thujopsis, Thujopsis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cypress Family
Literary usage of Cypress family
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Trees of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1909)
"cypress family. Trees or shrubs with opposite or whorled scale-like (or rarely linear) leaves thickly clothing the ultimate branchlets. ..."
2. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray (1859)
"... THE cypress family 4. THUJA, Tourn. ARBOR Vnx. Flowers monoecious on different branches, in very small terminal ovoid catkin«. Stamens with a scale-like ..."
3. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"cypress family—(Continued). North South Sac. Coast Coast and SJ Sierra Southern Ranges Ranges Valleys Nevada California McNab Cypress (Cupressus ..."
4. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1861)
"The most of the cypress family are natives of warm climates ; hence Byron speaks of the land of the cypress and myrtle as one and the same. ..."