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Oriental Arbor Vitae

Platycladus orientalis (L.) Franco

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Platycladus orientalis (Oriental Arbor Vitae) is a species of tree in the family Cupressaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are native to China. They have simple, scale leaf leaves, yellow flowers, and cones. Flowers are visited by Edales pandava. Individuals can grow to 20 m.

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  • URI: https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q22710
  • Definition: Seed-bearing organ on gymnosperm plants. A type of fruit, usually woody, ovoid to globular, including scales, bracts, or bracteoles arranged around a central axis, especially in conifers and cycads.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Oriental Arbor-vitae. View this species on GBIF