Cypress is a name applied to plants of the gymnosperm tree family, Cupressaceae (Cypress Family). Most plants bearing the common name cypress are in the genera Cupressus, Chamaecyparis, or the hybrid genus x Cupressocyparis . However, several other similar tree species and one unrelated angiosperm vine also include the term:

  • Bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) and other Taxodiaceae
  • Cypress trees (''Cupressus species)
  • Cypress vine (Ipomoea quamoclit)
  • False cypress tree (Chamaecyparis sp.)
  • Leyland cypress tree (Cupressocyparis leylandii)

Cypress is also a place name for several locals in the United States of America: This is a disambiguation page — that is, one that points to pages that might otherwise have the same name.