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Family: TAXODIACEAE 

 Taxodium mucronatum
 

Santa Maria El Tula, Oaxaca, Mexico.
 Might not be a caudiciform, but it is fat and BIG!

  
Author:  Michele Tenore 1853
Family:  Taxodiaceae
Habitat:  Guatemala, Mexico, Southern Texas
Soil:  Rich - Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  14 meters
Height:  50 meters
Flower:  Green
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Ahuehuete, Ciprés, Pénjamu, Sabino, Montezuma Cypress, Mexican Cypress
Synonyms:  Might be Taxodium distichum var. mucronatum A. Henry 1906 now

The latest DNA-test shows it actually is one plant, and not several, growing close.  

  

This member of the Taxodiaceae family was described by Michele Tenore in 1853. A. Henry moved it into a sub-species of T. districhum in 1906. Not confirmed. It is found in Guatemala, Mexico and the in Southern Texas, growing in a rather rich but well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. It can reach 50 meters in height and 14 meters in diameter. The "flowers" are green with a brown centre.

This is the World's biggest biomass. Around 2000 years old, 42 meters height, 14 meters in diameter, 58 meters around, a volume on 816,829 cubic meters and a weight on 636,107 tons.