Sequoiadendron giganteum

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Sequoiadendron giganteum
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

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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  • ARKive: Sequoiadendron giganteum,
  • Arboretum de Villardebelle - photos o cones & shuits wi phenology notes,
  • Giant Sequoia Fire History in Mariposa Grove, Yosemite Naitional Pairk Archived 2014-06-02 at the Wayback Machine,
  • Save-the-Redwoods League,
  • "Sequoias of Yosemite National Park" 1949 bi James W. McFarland
  • giant reidwids in the U.K.
  • Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity in California (1862) – The Mammoth Trees Of Calaveras,
  • Short radio episode Woody Gospel Letter in that John Muir extols "King Sequoia" frae The Life and Letters of John Muir, 1924. California Legacy Project.
  • Conifers Around the World: Sequoiadendron giganteum - Giant Sequoia.
  • Giants of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, On YouTube bi Sequoia Parks Conservancy
  • Video an commentar on the cones and bark chairactereestics on YouTube