Scientific Name:
Pinus nigra subsp. laricio (Poir.) Maire (1928)
  • Pinus laricio Poir. (1804)
  • = Pinus sylvestris var. maritima Aiton (1789)
  • Pinus nigra var. maritima (Aiton) Melville (1959)
  • Pinus laricio var. calabrica Loudon (1838)
  • = Pinus nigra var. calabrica (Loudon) C.K.Schneid.
  • Pinus nigra var. corsicana (Loudon) Hyl. (1953)
  • = Pinus laricio var. corsicana Loudon
Vernacular Name(s):
Corsican pine

Medium-sized to large tree, generally with a rather narrow-conic to columnar habit, at least when young, and with slender crown and sparse shoot branches. Lvs generally in moderately dense clusters ± concentrated towards shoot apices, sometimes more open, moderately thick, somewhat flexible, light green, with thickened hypodermal cells usually in 1–2 rows; apex not very pungent.

[From: Webb et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 4.]

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