Dawn redwood

Ecroyd, Chris
February 2007
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p16
The article offers information on the dawn redwood, Metasequoia glyptostoboides. The dawn redwood naturally grows in China and is only known in the wild or semi-wild state in the Hupeh Province. The article gives a description of the species and discusses the family Cupressacceae, the genus Metasequoia. The dawn redwood is compared with the Wollemi pine, Wollemia nobilis. The species was formally named in 1948 and since then, seed of the dawn redwood was freely and widely distributed around the world.


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