D. Don, Trans. Linn. Soc. 17:442 (1837).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Radiata (or Monterey) pine.
Tree to 30 m or more high; bark dark-brown and divided into deep ridges on old trees; winter buds 12-18 mm long, resinous, the scales closely appressed; leaves in threes, 8-15 cm long, slender, grass-green.
Female cones solitary or in clusters, shortly stalked, greyish-brown, asymmetrically ovoid, 7.5-15 cm long.
Image source: fig. 48 in J.P. Jessop and H.R. Toelken Ed. 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Hora (1981) The Oxford encyclopedia of trees, p. 67.
Escaping into bushland in Vic.
S.Aust.: NL, MU, SL, KI, SE. Vic. Native to North America.
Flowering time: No flowering time is available
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