Definition of Pinus longaeva

1. Noun. Small slow-growing pine of western United States similar to the bristlecone pine; chocolate brown bark in plates and short needles in bunches of 5; crown conic but becoming rough and twisted; oldest plant in the world growing to 5000 years in cold semidesert mountain tops.

Exact synonyms: Ancient Pine
Generic synonyms: Pine, Pine Tree, True Pine



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinus Longaeva

Pinus albicaulis
Pinus aristata
Pinus attenuata
Pinus banksiana
Pinus californiarum
Pinus cembra
Pinus cembroides
Pinus contorta
Pinus contorta murrayana
Pinus densiflora
Pinus echinata
Pinus edulis
Pinus flexilis
Pinus glabra
Pinus jeffreyi
Pinus longaeva
Pinus monophylla
Pinus monticola
Pinus mugo
Pinus muricata
Pinus nigra
Pinus palustris
Pinus parryana
Pinus pinea
Pinus ponderosa
Pinus pungens
Pinus quadrifolia
Pinus radiata
Pinus resinosa
Pinus rigida

Literary usage of Pinus longaeva

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"W of Bryce Pt, on pinus longaeva, H 2103 in 1985 (FPF); Bryce Cyn. ... E of Pine Lake, Mathiasen 8934 in 1989 (FPF) and on pinus longaeva, Mathiasen 8935 m ..."

2. (BRON: tekenen en fotografie = drawing and photography by Erik Odijk (2005)
"Almost 5000-year-old trees like the pinus longaeva connect In het Paradijs bevonden zich twee bomen: ... Bi/na 5000 jaar oude bomen zoals de pinus longaeva ..."

3. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"... relative to downslope shifts in lower limits of Coleogyne ramosissima (Cole and Webb 1985) and pinus longaeva (LaMarche 1973) in eastern California. ..."

4. Guinness World Records 2008 by Guinness World Records (2007)
"л HIGHEST RING COUNT A bristlecone pine (pinus longaeva) known as Prometheus had a record ring count of 4867 when it was cut down in 1963 on Mount Wheeler, ..."

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