Sequoiadendron giganteum

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Sequoiadendron giganteum
Grizzly Giant Mariposa Grove.jpg
The "Grizzly Giant" tree in Mariposa Grove, Yosemite Naitional Pairk
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
Diveesion: Pinophyta
Cless: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Faimily: Cupressaceae
Subfaimily: Sequoioideae
Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: S. giganteum
Binomial name
Sequoiadendron giganteum
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Sequoiadendron giganteum (giant sequoia, giant reidwid, Sierra reidwid, Sierran reidwid, or Wellingtonia) is the sole livin species in the genus Sequoiadendron, an ane o three species o coniferous trees kent as reidwids, classified in the faimily Cupressaceae in the subfaimily Sequoioideae, thegither wi Sequoia sempervirens (coast reidwid) an Metasequoia glyptostroboides (dawn reidwid). The common uise o the name "sequoia" generally refers tae Sequoiadendron giganteum which occurs naiturally anly in groves on the wastren slopes o the Sierra Nevada Muntains o Californie. It is named efter Sequoyah (1767–1843), the inventor o the Cherokee syllabary.

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  1. Schmid, R. & Farjon, A. 2013. Sequoiadendron giganteum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. <>. Downloaded on 13 July 2013.

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