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Common name

English: Chinese pine

German: Chinesische Kiefer

Mandarin: 油松 (you song)


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Pinophyta (22)

    Class: Pinopsida (36)

      Order: Pinales (35)

        Family: Pinaceae (18)

          Genus: Pinus (10)

            Epithet: tabuliformis Carrière (1)

Synonyms: Pinus leucosperma Maxim., Pinus taihangshanensis Hu & T.Y.Yao, Pinus tokunagae Nakai

leucosperma => with white (smooth, glossy) seeds

tabuliformis => flat shaped

taihangshanensis => from the Taihangshan Gorge located in the Shanxi province of P.R. China


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

External links

Check for Pinus tabuliformis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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