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

Description: 

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)

History: 

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

Basionym of Abies spectabilis (D.Don) Mirb.


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