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Pinus latteri (Tenasserim pine)

Synonyms: Pinus ikedae; Pinus merkusiana; Pinus merkusii subsp. latteri; Pinus merkusii var. latteri; Pinus merkusii var. tonkinensis; Pinus tonkinensis
Language: Burmese; Chi; Chinese; Thai; Vie

Wikipedia Abstract

Pinus latteri, or Tenasserim pine,is a pine native to Mainland Southeast Asia. It grows in the mountains of southeastern Burma, northern Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and on the Chinese island of Hainan. It generally occurs at moderate altitudes, mostly from 400–1000 m, but occasionally as low as 100 m and up to 1200 m. The tree is named after the Tenasserim Hills between Myanmar and Thailand.
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Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Specific Gravity [3]  0.547
Structure [2]  Tree


Dendrolimus kikuchii[4]
Fiorinia pinicola (juniper fiorinia scale)[5]


China, Guangdong (Hainan Island, introduced?), Guangxi; Indochina, SE. Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Kampuchea (Laos), Thailand, Vietnam TDWG: 36 CHH(?) CHS-GX 41 CBD LAO MYA THA VIE; China: Guangdong (Hainan Island, introduced?), Guangxi; Indochina: SE Myanmar [Burma], Kampuchea [Cambodia], Laos, Thailand, Vietnam.. TDWG: 36 CHH(?) CHS-GX 41 CBD LAO MYA THA VIE;



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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
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.
4HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
5Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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