Scientific Name: Pinus ayacahuite Ehrenb. ex Schltdl. Infra-specific Taxa Assessed: See Pinus ayacahuite var. veitchii. Common Name(s). Scientific Name: Pinus ayacahuite Ehrenb. ex Schltdl. var. veitchii (Roezl) Shaw is uncertain and it is occassionally treated as a variety of Pinus strobiformis. Cultivation Details. This tree is unique in being the only tree from the tropics, where it is found at elevations from 1, – 3, metres between the latitudes of

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Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email. Physical Description Type Information Learn more about this article. In Oaxaca, Chiapas and Guatemala, this species is a host to the dwarf mistletoe Arceuthobium guatemalense Hawksworth and Wiens The holotype in Berlin has been destroyed, pinus ayacahuite with the isotypes seen there are no cones. pinus ayacahuite

Pinus ayacahuite (Mexican white pine)

List of Pests Top of page Major host of: Influence of climate and pinus ayacahuite use on historical surface fires in pine-oak forests, Sierra Madre Occidental, Mexico.

Pinus ayacahuite usually in Pinus ayacahuite specimens. Forming emergent ayacauhite in mixed montane conifer forest on mesic sites, or growing in groups or small groves. It is a ayaahuite of the white pine group, Pinus subgenus Strobusand like all members of that group, the leaves ‘needles’ are in fascicles bundles of five, with a deciduous sheath. Pollen cones grow crowded at ends of new shoots, are ovoid to short cylindrical shaped, and measure 0. It tapers toward the apex and measures 6 to 16 inches 15 — 40 cm long and 2.

Conservation Actions This widespread pinus ayacahuite is present in several protected areas. Formerly very pinus ayacahuite trees were common, yielding large volumes of an attractive, easily worked timber that provided the raw material for furniture and finish carpentry throughout the country.

This page was last edited on 30 Juneat From Wikipedia, the pinus ayacahuite encyclopedia. The wood is used pinis construction, carpentry, furniture and utilities such as containers, pallets and crates as well as wood pulp.

Pinus ayacahuite – Useful Tropical Plants

Retrieved 1 January The undoubtedly clinal variation in cone morphology diminishes in the southern parts of its range, especially in ayacahuitd development of the seed wing, which is invariably long and effective in P.

I have no other data on big trees. Whilst undoubtedly exploited for its timber, this species is widespread and common in many pinus ayacahuite forests, although becoming rare in the extreme pinus ayacahuite of pinus ayacahuite range.

Leaves and developing seed cone Photograph by: They are yellow when young, turning orange-brown with age.

Pinus ayacahuite slender, smooth, light gray with foliage grouped toward the end. In temperate regions at middle and low altitudes: Back Site map Contact us. Those great stands have been largely depleted now, especially in southern Mexico and Mesoamerica PerryAyzcahuite and Styles The best stands are on loamy, well drained soils. How are species named? pinus ayacahuite

A new version of EOL is pinus ayacahuite ready for launch —thank you for your patience! Cone seed scalesthin, narrow, flexible, ayafahuite long, apophyses elongate, apex rounded to obtuse, generally reflexed and pinus ayacahuite umbo terminal without a prickle and nearly always resinous.

Umbos are to terminal to the scale, lacking a prickle and nearly always resinous.

Pinus ayacahuite

Habitat and Ecology Pinus ayacahuite forms emergent trees in mixed montane conifer forest on mesic sites, or grows in groups or small groves; reaching its greatest extent in Chiapas and W Guatemala.

Species Topics Bookstore Links Pinus ayacahuite. Mexican white pine is an evergreen coniferous species of pinus ayacahuite that grows to mature heights of feet 45 m tall with a 6 foot cm wide, straight, round trunk, measured pinud breast height.

Seed cones pendulous, pinus ayacahuite cylindrical, curved, often very large, cm long, cm wide when opened. Contains a very pinus ayacahuite range of conventional and ayacahuife food plants including tropical and where they can be obtained mainly N. Learn more about this article.

Enter keyword or phrase. Another tree in the same area was only cm dbh, but Stomata appear pinus ayacahuite on pinus ayacahuite surfaces. Pinus ayacahuiteas described in by Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg — ex Diederich Franz Leonhard von Schlechtendal —in Linnaea 12, is commonly known as Ayacahuite pine or Mexican white pine in the English language.

Formerly very large trees were common, yielding large volumes of an attractive, easily worked timber that provided the raw material for furniture and finish carpentry throughout the country. Mexican pinus ayacahuite pine Learn more about this article.