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Taxodium mucronatum Tenore

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Taxodium (ヌマスギ)
Mekishikorakusyou (メキシコラクウショウ, 墨西哥落羽松), Montezuma bald cypress, Montezuma cypress, sabino or ahuehuete
Lifeform: semi-deciduous or evergreen tree up to 40 m tall

fast-growing and drought-tolerant
The tree of Tule (Árbol del Tule, Spanish): 14 m in diameter at DBH, > 1200 yr in age

Distribution: southeastern America and Mexico
Habitat: riparian
Use: gardening and park tree, wood for furniture

the national tree of Mexico in 1910


Taxodium distichum (L.) Rich. var. mucronatum (Ten.) A. Henry


Taxodium mucronatum in Japan

Maki1 Maki2 Maki3
[1-3] in the Koishikawa Botanical Garden (小石川植物園), the University of Tokyo, on March 16 2017.