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Pinus densiflora (Japanese red pine)

Synonyms: Pinus densiflora f. sylvestriformis; Pinus densiflora var. brevifolia; Pinus densiflora var. funebris; Pinus densiflora var. liaotungensis; Pinus densiflora var. sylvestriformis; Pinus densiflora var. zhangwuensis; Pinus funebris; Pinus scopifera; Pinus sylvestris var. sylvestriformis
Language: Chi; Chinese; Dut; Fre; Ger; Hrv, Srp; Hun; Ita; Japanese; Jpn (Kanji); Jpn (Katakana); Kor (Hangul); Korean; Rus

Wikipedia Abstract

Pinus densiflora, or Japanese red pine, has a home range that includes Japan, the Korean Peninsula, northeastern China (Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Shandong) and the extreme southeast of Russia (southern Primorsky Krai). This pine has become a popular ornamental and has several cultivars, but in the winter it becomes yellowish. The height of this tree is 20–35 m.
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Height [1]  43 feet (13 m)
Width [1]  43 feet (13 m)
Air Quality Improvement [1]  Low
Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Carbon Capture [1]  Low
Shade Percentage [1]  83 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Medium-Low
Wind Reduction [1]  Medium
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 4 Low Temperature: -30 F° (-34.4 C°) → -20 F° (-28.9 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 7 Low Temperature: 0 F° (-17.8 C°) → 10 F° (-12.2 C°)
Water Use [1]  Moderate
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Specific Gravity [3]  0.41
Structure [2]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Far East State Marine Reserve 158928 Primorsky Krai, Russia    
Khankaisky State Nature Reserve 97085 Primorsky Krai, Russia


Acantholyda erythrocephala (pine false webworm)[4]
Ceroplastes rubens (pink wax scale)[5]
Chionaspis pinifoliae (pine leaf scale)[5]
Crisicoccus pini (Kuwana pine mealybug)[5]
Drosicha pinicola[5]
Fiorinia japonica (Japanese scale)[5]
Lepidosaphes japonica (Kusamaki scale)[5]
Lepidosaphes pini (Oriental pine scale)[5]
Lophodermium conigenum[4]
Matsucoccus matsumurae[5]
Petaurista leucogenys (Japanese giant flying squirrel)[6]
Unaspidiotus corticispini[5]


China: Heilongjiang, Jiling; Japan: Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; North & South Korea; Russian Far East: Primorye TDWG: 31 PRM 36 CHM-HJ CHM-JL 38 JAP-HN JAP-KY JAP-SH KOR-NK KOR-SK; China: Heilongjiang, Jiling; Japan: Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; North & South Korea; Russian Far East: Primorye. TDWG: 31 PRM 36 CHM-HJ CHM-JL 38 JAP-HN JAP-KY JAP-SH KOR-NK KOR-SK;



Attributes / relations provided by 1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database. 2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 3Chave J, Coomes D, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Swenson NG, Zanne AE (2009) Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Ecology Letters 12: 351-366. Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann MC, Chave J (2009) Data from: Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Dryad Digital Repository. 4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 5Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009 6SEASONAL CHANGES IN THE DIET OF JAPANESE GIANT FLYING SQUIRRELS IN RELATION TO REPRODUCTION, Takeo Kawamichi, Journal of Mammalogy, 78(1):204-212, 1997
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