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Pinus peuce (Macedonian pine; Balkan pine)

Synonyms: Pinus cembra var. fruticosa; Pinus excelsa var. peuce; Strobus peuce
Language: Dut; Fre; Ger; Hrv, Srp; Hun; Ita

Wikipedia Abstract

Pinus peuce (Macedonian pine) (Macedonian: Молика, Molika) is a species of pine native to the mountains of Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, the extreme southwest of Serbia, and the extreme north of Greece, growing typically at (600-) 1,000-2,200 (-2,300) m altitude. It often reaches the alpine tree line in this area. The mature size is up to 35–40 m height, and 1.5 m trunk diameter. Synonyms include Pinus cembra var. fruticosa Griseb., Pinus excelsa var. peuce (Griseb.) Beissn., Pinus peuce var. vermiculata Christ, and Balkan pine. \n* \n* Foliage and cones
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Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Structure [2]  Tree

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Emblem of



Albania; W Bulgaria; Macedonia; N Greece; Serbia TDWG: 13 ALB GRC YUG-MA YUG-SE; SE Europe: Albania; W Bulgaria; Macedonia; N Greece; Serbia. TDWG: 13 ALB GRC YUG-MA YUG-SE;

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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
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