Cupressaceae

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Cupressaceae

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Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, New Guineapresent southern hemisphere: present
Both Cupressaceae and the closely related Taxodiaceae are important Holarctic families which also have representatives in the southern hemisphere. Of 18 genera of Cupressaceae only Libocedrus reaches into Malesia. Occasional reports of Callitris in New Guinea have been based on similar appearing specimens of Casuarina.