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Tsuga

Tsuga

Western Hemlock
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Tsuga
Species
T. canadensis Eastern Hemlock
T. caroliniana Carolina Hemlock
T. chinensis Taiwan Hemlock
T. diversifolia Northern Japanese Hemlock
T. dumosa Himalayan Hemlock
T. heterophylla Western Hemlock
T. mertensiana Mountain Hemlock
T. sieboldii Southern Japanese Hemlock

The genus Tsuga (Pinaceae) includes those trees called hemlock (see hemlock for other senses of the word). The genus includes 8 species, 4 in North America and 4 in Asia. The name Tsuga is the Japanese word for Tsuga sieboldii.

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Tsuga description

Links to other Pinaceae

Pinus - Picea - Cathaya - Larix - Pseudotsuga - Abies - Cedrus - Keteleeria - Pseudolarix - Nothotsuga - Tsuga