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Platycladus orientalis (L. ) Franco
Oriental arborvitae; Chinese or; Oriental white cedar

Life   Plantae   Gymnospermae   Cupressaceae   Platycladus

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Amphisphaeriaceae  Pestalotia funerea @ 405879A (1); BPI (3); 405879B (1)
Aphididae  Cinara ( @ CSCA_TCN (6)
Diaspididae  Acutaspis morrisonorum @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Lepidosaphes newsteadi @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Melanconidaceae  Coryneum @ BPI (2)
Miridae  Dichrooscytus elegans @ AMNH_ENT (1)

Dichrooscytus maculatus @ AMNH_PBI (4)

Gn_orthotylinigp5 sp_007 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Myrtlemiris russulatus @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Reduviidae  Rasahus @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Sinea @ AMNH_PBI (9)
_  Monochaetia @ BPI (1)

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Platycladus orientalis (L.) Franco
Oriental arborvitae

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General Information
Symbol: PLOR80
Group: Gymnosperm
Family: Cupressaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : L48   I
PR   I
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Symbol Scientific Name
BIOR80 Biota orientalis (L.) Endl.
THOR Thuja orientalis L.
THORA2 Thuja orientalis L. var. aurea (Carrière) Rehder


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Coniferophyta – Conifers
Class Pinopsida
Order Pinales
Family Cupressaceae – Cypress family
Genus Platycladus Spach – platycladus
Species Platycladus orientalis (L.) Franco – Oriental arborvitae

Subordinate Taxa

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USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (PLOR80)



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