Pinus nigra subsp. pallasiana (Lamb.) Holmboe

Crimean Pine

Pinus pallasiana

Pinus pallasiana (= syn.)

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

Family: Pinaceae

Genus: Pinus

Parent: Pinus nigra

Category: Tree - Evergreen

Size: Over 60'

Exposure: Sun


Broad, conical habit. Leaves to 7" long, cones to 4" long.


Native to Cyprus, Turkey, the Ukraine and southeastern Europe. Introduced in 1798.

Published in Bergens Mus. Skr. II: 1(2): 29 in 1914.

Basionym is Pinus pallasiana Lamb. - published in Desc. Pinus.


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