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Title: Sequoiadendron  
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Subject: Sequoioideae, Sequoiadendron giganteum, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Arboretum Habichtsborn, Evans Grove
Collection: Endemic Flora of California, Monotypic Conifer Genera, Sequoiadendron
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The General Grant tree in Kings Canyon National Park
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Subfamily: Sequoioideae
Genus: Sequoiadendron
Binomial name
Sequoiadendron giganteum
(Lindl.) J.Buchholz

Sequoiadendron is a genus of evergreen trees, with two species, only one of which survives to the present:[1]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Biota of North America 2013 county distribution map
  3. ^ Daniel L. Axelrod, 1959. Late Cenozoic evolution of the Sierran Bigtree forest. Evolution 13(1): 9–23.

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