Taxon: Pinus kesiya Royle ex Gordon

 
Genus: Pinus
  Subgenus: Pinus
    Section: Pinus
      Subsection: Pinus
Family: Pinaceae
Nomen number: 28462
Place of publication: Gard. Mag. & Reg. Rural Domest. Improv. 16:8. 1840
Name Verified on: 16-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Sep-2008
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Benguet pine  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Khasi pine  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • pin à trois feuilles  (Source: Pl Res SEAs) - French
  • kashiya-matsu  (Source: Pl Names) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • ka xi song  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:99. 2000)
  • Human food: gum/mucilage (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:99. 2000)
  • Fuels: fuelwood (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:99. 2000)
  • Materials: gum/resin (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:99. 2000)
  • Materials: wood (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:99. 2000)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Yunnan, - Xizang
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India
    • Indo-China: Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Philippines - Luzon

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Boer, E. & A. B. Ella, eds. 2000. Plants producing exudates (Pl Res SEAs) 18:98.
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Businsky, R. 2008. A reassessment of Tibetan hard pine, Pinus densata, on the basis of morphology and biogeography of the P. kesiya complex (Pinaceae) Harvard Pap. Bot. 13:1-28.
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. 1986-1987 (HerbSpices)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated conifers (English translation of Die Nadelgeholze, ed. 2. 1983). 1985 (KrussmannC)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Santisuk, T. 1997. Geographical and ecological distributions of the two tropical pines, Pinus kesiya and Pinus merkusii, in Southeast Asia Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 25:102-123.
  • Silba, J. 1984. An international census of the Coniferae, I Phytologia Mem. 7:52.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. 1970- (F Thailand)
  • Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):355.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Pinus kesiya Royle ex Gordon :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.