Taxon: Pinus cembra L.

Genus: Pinus
Subgenus: Strobus
Section: Quinquefoliae
Subsection: Strobus
Family: Pinaceae
Nomen number: 28427
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1000. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Sep-2008
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 66 in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: seeds (fide Edible Nuts)
  • Materials: wood (timber fide F Eur ed2)

Distributional Range:


  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Germany ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy ; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
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  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees. (Mult Glossary Trees)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated conifers (English translation of Die Nadelgeholze, ed. 2. 1983). 1985 (KrussmannC)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rosengarten, F. The book of edible nuts. 1984 (Edible Nuts)
  • Silba, J. 1986. Encyclopaedia Coniferae Phytologia Mem. 8:135.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)

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