Pinus chiapensis

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Chiapas Pine
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Pinus
Subgenus: Pinus
Species: P. chiapensis
Binomial name
Pinus chiapensis
(Martínez) Andresen
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Natural range of Pinus chiapensis

Pinus strobus var. chiapensis

Pinus chiapensis is a pine tree species in the Pinaceae family, and is commonly known as Chiapas pine, in Spanish as Pino blanco, Pinabete, or Ocote.[1] It is native to Mexico and Guatemala, where it is found from 600 m up to 2200 m.[1] Introduced in Colombia, Brazil, Queensland, Australia and South Africa.[citation needed] It may grow to a height of 30-35 m.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Thomas, P. & Farjon, A (2013). "Pinus strobus var. chiapensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Earle, Christopher J. Pinus chiapensis. The Gymnosperm Database. Consulted: 10 November 2013.
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