Pinus spectabilis D.Don

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

Family: Pinaceae

Genus: Pinus


This is undoubtedly the finest of the Fir tribe. I am indebted to the kindness of my friend Dr. Wallich for excellent specimens of it. It was discovered by Captain W. S. Webb, a distinguished traveller, and a zealous investigator of natural history, deservedly known for his admirable survey of the Himalaya Alps. (Desc. Pinus)


Published in Descr. Pinus v.2 t.2 p.3 in 1824.

Basionym of Abies spectabilis (D.Don) Mirb.

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