Cupressaceae, Samuel Frederick Gray, 1822.
Resinous trees or shrubs. Leaves scale like and imbricate, or aricular lanceolate. Fruit ± fleshy or a woody cone.
1. Mature leaves scale like, imbricate and adpressed, or linear lanceolate and articulate at the base
2. All leaves scale like and imbricate; fruit a woody cone, seeds winged Cupressus
2. At least the juvenile leaves linear lanceolate, not scale like and imbricate; fruit fleshy, berry like; seeds unwinged Juniperus