Catalan common name : Xiprer blau.
Spanish common name : Arizónica. Ciprés de Arizona.
General distribution : North American
Life-forms : Macrophanerophyte.
Observations : It is widely used in gardening and in landscaping and very often used to make hedges and wind breaks.
Location on-campus UIB : Plantat en alineació a l'aparcament de l'edifici Mateu Orfila i d'aquest al carrer que condueix a Son Lledó.
Description : A tree which grows up to 15m; it has a pear-shaped crown and foliage with bluish hues. The bark of the trunk is reddish-brown, very conspicuous and smooth, and can come off in strips or plaques. The small branches are slightly thicker and less dense on the whole than cypress trees. The leaves are 1.5 to 2mm long, are bluish-green and even have greyish hues.