Cupressus sempervirens is famous for its longevity, and has been a popular garden plant for thousands of years.
- African cypress (Widdringtonia species)
- Bald, pond, and Montezuma cypresses (Taxodium species, native to North America)
- Chinese swamp cypress (Glyptostrobus pensilis)
- Cordilleran cypress (Austrocedrus chilensis)
- Cypress (Callitropsis species)
- Cypress (Cupressus species)
- Cypress-pines (Actinostrobus species)
- Cypress-pines (Callitris species)
- False cypress (Chamaecyparis species)
- Fujian cypress (Fokienia hodginsii)
- Guaitecas cypress (Pilgerodendron uviferum)
- Patagonian cypress (Fitzroya cupressoides)
- Siberian cypress (Microbiota decussata)
The Cupressaceae family also contains 13–16 other genera (not listed above) that do not bear cypress in their common names.
Highly allergenic species of cypress with an OPALS allergy scale rating of 8 or higher include: Taxodium, Cupressus, Callitris, Chamaecyparis, Asutrocedrus males, and Widdringtonia males and monoecious. Species of cypress with very low potential for causing allergies (an OPALS allergy scale rating of 2 or lower) include: Austrocedrus females and Widdringtonia females.