Monographs Details: Taxodium
Authority: Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Description:Genus Description - Male cones numerous, in drooping terminal panicles, the microsporophylls mostly 6–8; female cones on branches of the previous year, long-persistent, subglobose, the several or many scales irregularly quadrangular above, each with 2 ovules; deciduous trees with dimorphic branches, some persistent and forming axillary buds, others deciduous in autumn with their lvs. 2, the other Mexican.