Cupressus sempervirens (Mediterranean cypress)

Cupressus sempervirens (Mediterranean cypress) is mainly found in the eastern Mediterranean region (Greece), but also grows in Lebanon and Iran.

The pleasant-smelling and easy-to-work wood has a fine structure. The wood was and is valued for its durability. Among other things, ships, statues of gods, temple doors and sarcophagi were made from it. The tree can grow up to 35 meters high.

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