Common Name: 
Japanese Cedar

Conifer (but not a true cedar); evergreen trees with reddish bark, exfoliating in long strips. Leaves are needle-awl-like, in five spirally arranged rows, directed forward and curved inward.  A single species in this genus, i.e., C. japonica. Native to Japan and southern China
Cryptomeria: from the Greek kryto, to hide, and meris, a part, apparently a reference to concealed parts of flowers.