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  Pinus caribaea
 
  Family: PINACEAE
  Citation:  Pinus caribaea Morelet, Rev. Hort. Cote d'Or Oct. 1851 & Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Moselle 7: 97. 1885.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Caribbean Pine
  Description: Trees to 25 m; crown sparse; bark reddish-brown; winter buds oblong, tapering above, scales oblong, to 1.4 cm, apex acuminate; margins serrulate. Leaves in 3 s, rarely more, to 25 cm, margins serrulate, apex acute; stomatic lines on all 3 sides, in 5-7 rows; basal sheath to 1.5 cm, persistent. Staminate cones ovoid, to 1.2 x 0.6 cm, clustered. Microsporophylls broadly obovate, to 0.15 cm; hood rounded, to 0.1 cm.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Cultivated
  Distribution: Cuba
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s):
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: ,g,
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities:
   
 
   
 
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