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Pinus amamiana (Amami pine)

Synonyms: Pinus armandii var. amamiana
Language: Jpn (Kanji); Jpn (Katakana)

Wikipedia Abstract

Pinus amamiana (Amami pine, Yakushima white pine) is a species of pine. It is a native of southern Japan, on the islands of Yakushima and Tanegashima south of Kyūshū. It has also been grown horticulturally in Japanese parks. This pine can grow to a height of 25 m with a trunk diameter of up to 1 m. The needles grow in bundles of five and the cones are 5-8 cm in length. This tree is known in Japanese as amami-goyamatsu, amami-goyo, and yakutane-goyo.
View Wikipedia Record: Pinus amamiana

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Pinus amamiana


Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low


Japan, Kyushu (Yakushima, Tanegashima) TDWG: 38 JAP-KY; Japan, Kyushu (Yakushima, Tanegashima). TDWG: 38 JAP-KY;



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