Published in Descr. Pinus 1: 29 in 1803. Also published in Desc. Pinus 1: t.21 p.29 #15 in 1803 (and in ed.3 #24 in 1832)
In gardens about Calcutta a few small trees of this species are found, all from Napaul, or reared from seed from that country, where they are found on the stupendous mountains, there growing to an immense size...
Synonym of Pinus roxburghii Roxb.