Pinus dabeshanensis

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Pinus dabeshanensis
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Pinus
Species: P. dabeshanensis
Binomial name
Pinus dabeshanensis
W.C.Cheng & Y.W.Law

Pinus dabeshanensis, Dabieshan white pine, is a species of conifer in the Pinaceae family. It is found only in China.[2] Some sources consider it as a synonym of Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii), which it closely resembles.[3]

The natural range of Pinus dabeshanensis is very restricted although it has been used locally in planting programs; the species occurs in the Dabie Mountains in Anhui and Hubei provinces at elevations between 900 and 1400 m.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Conifer Specialist Group (1998). "Pinus dabeshanensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Zehwei, Jiang (1985). "Study On The Wood Structures And Properties Of Dabeshan Pine (Pinus Dabeshanensis Cheng Et Law) In Different Site Habitats". Journal of Anhui Agricultural University. CNKI. 
  3. ^ "Pinus armandii". The Gymnosperm Database. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  4. ^ Wang, H.; Hong, J. (2004). "Genetic resources, tree improvement and gene conservation of five-needle pines in East Asia". In Sniezko, R. A. et al. Breeding and genetic resources of five-needle pines: growth, adaptability and pest resistance. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. pp. 73–78. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Peng, Z. H., and Z. H. Jiang. "Pinus dabeshanensis and its origin." Pei-ching: China Forestry Publishing House 86p.-illus., col. illus.. ISBN 7503822775 En, Ch Icones, Chromosome numbers, Anatomy and morphology. Geog 2 (1999).
  • WANG, Ai-hua, et al. "Wood Structure and Variation of Pinus dabeshanensis Cheng et Law [J]." Journal of Anhui Agricultural University 2 (2004): 013.