Taxon: Pinus koraiensis Siebold & Zucc.

Genus: Pinus
Subgenus: Strobus
Section: Quinquefoliae
Subsection: Strobus
Family: Pinaceae
Nomen number: 28463
Place of publication: Fl. jap. 2:28, t. 116. 1842
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Dec-2010
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 46 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix III: (populations of Russian Federation)
  • Human food: beverage base (green cones for wine fide Econ Bot 50:60. 1996)
  • Human food: seeds (fide Edible Nuts)
  • Materials: fiber (fide F ChinaEng)
  • Materials: gum/resin (fide F ChinaEng)
  • Materials: lipids (fide F ChinaEng)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (fide F ChinaEng)
  • Materials: wood (fide F ChinaEng)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Heilongjiang, Jilin
    • Eastern Asia: Japan Honshu, Shikoku; Korea
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation Primorye


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
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  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Farjon, A. Pines, drawings and descriptions of the genus Pinus. 1984 (Pines)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  • Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. (F Korea)
  • Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:118.
  • Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea. WHO Regional Publications Western Pacific Series No. 21. (Med Pl Korea)
  • Pemberton, R. W. & N. S. Lee 1996. Wild food plants in South Korea; market presence, new crops, and exports to the United States Econ. Bot. 50:60, 67.
  • 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)
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  • Silba, J. 1986. Encyclopaedia Coniferae Phytologia Mem. 8:146.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Pinus koraiensis Siebold & Zucc. :

  • 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.