Definition of Pinus aristata
1. Noun. Small slow-growing upland pine of western United States (Rocky Mountains) having dense branches with fissured rust-brown bark and short needles in bunches of 5 and thorn-tipped cone scales; among the oldest living things some over 4500 years old.
Generic synonyms: Pine, Pine Tree, True Pine
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinus Aristata
Literary usage of Pinus aristata
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Plant Indicators: The Relation of Plant Communities to Process and Practice by Frederic Edward Clements (1920)
"pinus aristata is essentially southern in distribution, occurring from northern Colorado to northern New Mexico and Arizona and westward to the Panamint and ..."
2. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"Parasites of pinus aristata; Arizona 21. A. microcarpum 31. Parasites of pines other than pinus aristata or if parasite oí pinus aristata then not Arizona ..."
3. Wild Flowers and Trees of Colorado by Francis Ramaley (1909)
"pinus aristata 2b. Leaves 3.5 to 7.5 cm. (1§ to 3 in.) long. Tree of wind-swept mountain sides ... Pinus murrayana pinus aristata Engelm. BRISTLE-CONE PINE. ..."
4. Forestry; a journal of forest and estate management by Francis George Heath, 1843-1913 ed (1880)
"... pinus aristata, Engelmann, from Murray's P. Balfouriana, the older name and founded on Californian specimens. pinus aristata is an alpine plant ..."
5. Veitch's Manual of the Coniferae: Containing a General Review of the Order by Adolphus Henry Kent, James Veitch & Sons (1900)
"In 1861 it was discovered on Pike's Peak in Colorado by Dr. Parry, and to his discovery Engelmann gave the name pinus aristata, in reference to the ..."