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(family Taxodiaceae)

A genus of conifers that have small, often scale-like, adpressed or spreading, spirally arranged leaves, and small (to 3 cm long) globose cones. Each scale has a curved-out spine at its tip, and ripens orange in autumn. They are tall trees, cultivated in some temperate arboreta. There are 2 species, confined to Tasmania.

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