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Webb D 1984 pp 248 [RAIN, TEMP, TEXT, PH, DRA, SAL, LIG, KTMP, USE]
Sims D (pers. comm.)
Roecklein J 1987 pp 456 [USE, TEXT, LIG, KTMP]
INSPIRE species 165 [RAIN, TEMP, TEXT, PH, DRA, SAL, LIG, USE]
Perennial longlived deciduous tree.
Swamp cypress, Sabino, Ahuehuete.
Swamp cypress can be found at elevations between sea level and 1500 m. The latitudinal range of natural occurrence is 24-36°N. The tree can reach a height of 30-40 m. Sabino is able to grow under low rainfall conditions, when additional water is accessible. The tree is shade tolerant in youth. Annual wood production potential is 4-8 m3/ha.