Pinus maritima Aiton

Photo credit: Original from Descr. Pinus courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library - (provided by Missouri Botanical Garden) modified to provide labels.

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Family: Pinaceae

Genus: Pinus

Description: 

This tree, so far as I can judge from one growing at Sion House, the only one I have been able to find, grows to the height of about 20 feet. The branches are very numerous, and bear long, filiform leaves... (Desc. Pinus)

History: 

Published in Hortus Kew. (W.T. Aiton), ed. 2. 5: 315 in 1813. Also published in Desc. Pinus 1: t.9-10 p.13 #6 in 1803 (and in ed.1 vol.2 t.10 p.30 in 1824 and ed.3 #6 in 1832)

Synonym of Pinus halepensis Mill.


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