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  Pinus radiata
 
  Family: PINACEAE
  Citation:  Pinus radiata D. Don, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 17: 442. 1837.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Monterey Pine
  Description: Large tree to 40 m; branches horizontal, heavy; bark deeply fissured, to 5 cm thick; young shoots glabrous; winter buds to 1.8 cm, brownish. Leaves in 3s, to 15 cm, subtended by basal sheaths, to 1.2 cm, finely serrate. Staminate spikes to 2 cm, whorled at base of young shoots; anthers 2-celled. Pistillate flowers in ovoid cones to 3 cm at pollination, subsessile. Cones obliquely ovoid, to 10 x 8 cm, in clusters of 3; scales broad, woody, to 3.5 x 1.5 cm. Seeds ovoid, to 0.8 cm, wings to 2.5 cm.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as ornamental tree
  Distribution: USA
  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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