This section is from the book "Commercial Gardening Vol4", by John Weathers (the Editor). Also available from Amazon: Commercial Gardening, A Practical & Scientific Treatise For Market Gardeners.
A beautiful and distinct Taxad from Japan, where it attains a height of 100-150 ft.
The branches and the "leaves" upon them radiate like the ribs of an umbrella (fig. 453).
Fig. 453. - Sciadopitys verticillata.