Taxon: Pinus merkusii Jungh. & de Vriese

 
Genus: Pinus
  Subgenus: Pinus
    Section: Pinus
      Subsection: Pinus
Family: Pinaceae
Nomen number: 28483
Place of publication: Pl. nov. Ind. bat. 5, t. 2. 1845
Name Verified on: 16-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Sep-2008
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • 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 - Guangdong, - Guangxi, - Hainan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Sumatra; Philippines

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)
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. 1986-1987 (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)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated conifers (English translation of Die Nadelgeholze, ed. 2. 1983). 1985 (KrussmannC)
  • 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. 1986. Encyclopaedia Coniferae Phytologia Mem. 8:149.
  • Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):356.
  • Werner, W. L. & T. Santisuk 1993. Conservation and restoration of montane forest communities in Thailand (Restor Trop Forest) 200.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Pinus merkusii Jungh. & de Vriese :

  • 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.