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Definition of the noun alaska cedar
What does alaska cedar mean as a name of something?
- tall evergreen of the Pacific coast of North America often cultivated for ornament
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Chamaecyparis nootkatensis
- synonyms of Alaska cedar: Nootka cypress / yellow cedar / yellow cypress
- more generic terms: cedar / cedar tree = any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
- member of: Chamaecyparis / genus Chamaecyparis = a genus of Chamaecyparis
- geographic area: North America
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alaska cedar
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Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner
Don e Nootka falsecypress; Alaska cedar (Canada, USA); Alaska-cedar; Alaska cypress (Canada, USA); Alaska false-cypress, Alaska yellow cedar, Alaskayellow-cedar, Nootka cypress (Canada, USA); Nootka false ...
The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being by Lawless, Julia
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis: Alaska cedar, Alaska yellow cedar, yellow cedar. Chamaecyparis obtusa exists in two varieties: var. obtusa: Hinoki false cypress var. formosana (C. taiwanensis): Formosan hinoki. Cupressus lusitanica: Kenya ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
English: Nootka cypress, yellow cedar, yellow cypress, Sitka cypress, Alaska cedar, Alaska yellow cedar, Nootka yellow cedar C. obtusa (Siebold & Zucc.) Endl. (Retinospora obtusa Sieb. & Zucc. ) ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
Alaska cedar, the yellow cedar, Chama- cypant Xootkatensit. See yellow cypress under yellow. — Brazilian cedar, a tall tree, Cedrcla Jitsilit, of southern Brazil and Argentina It yields a valuable timber used (or building purposes, furniture, ...
Encyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)
by Mark Nuttall
Alaska cedar (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis), subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa), and western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla). The second major forest region, the Rocky Mountain Forest, is obviously associated ...
Alaska cedar, the yellow cedar, Chamae. cyparis Nootkatensis. See yellow cypress under yellow. -Brazilian cedar, a tall tree, Cedrela fissilis, of southern Brazil and Argentina. It yields a valuable timber used for building purposes, furniture, ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature
The characteristic and most, valuable species of the northern Coast Forest are, the Alaska cedar (Chamaecyparis), the tide-land spruce, and the hemlock. These form the principal forest growth which covers, the ranges and islands of the coast ...
Alaska cedar, the yellow cedar, Chamaecyparis Nootkatensis. See yellow cypress under yellow. -Brazilian cedar, a tall tree, Cedrela fissilis, of southern Brazil and Argentina. It yields a valuable timber used for building purposes, furniture, ...
the balsam-fir and the red cedar; more widely distributed is the yellow or Alaska cedar, a very hard and durable wood. The most abundant trees are the coast and alpine hemlocks and the Sitka spruce, the latter being the characteristic and ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
Common Name and Family Species Alaska cedar (Cupressaceae—cypress family) Atlantic cedar (Pinaceae—pine family) Chinese cedar (Meliaceae— mahogany family) Deodar cedar Chamaecyparis nootkatensis Cedrus atlantica Cedrela ...
by Frances Tenenbaum
Nootka False Cypress, Alaska Cedar. This beautiful, conical evergreen has a graceful silhouette. The main trunk is strong and straight, with spreading main branches that swoop downward and then curve gracefully upward; side branches ...
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