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Post by jackpot » Thu Mar 20, 2008 10:30 am

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Post by D. Cilia » Thu Mar 20, 2008 2:02 pm

jackpot wrote::D
Pinus halepensis? Or is there something I'm not seeing?

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Post by jackpot » Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:11 pm

Pinus halepensis? Or is there something I'm not seeing?
1. wrong, 2. you see everything :-D

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Post by MWP admin » Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:28 pm

its one of the difficult-to-identify Pines... 95% are replanted Pinus halepensis, but there are others like Pinus brutia, which according to some botanical books, requires examination of the needle leaves :x P. brutia have needle leaves in pairs.
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Post by IL-PINE » Thu Mar 20, 2008 6:59 pm

or canariensis

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Post by MWP admin » Thu Mar 20, 2008 9:46 pm

P. anariensis are known of having very large cones !
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Post by D. Cilia » Thu Mar 20, 2008 11:07 pm

Ouch that was an efficient trap :) But I do not think it's canariensis or pinea either...

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Post by jackpot » Fri Mar 21, 2008 12:09 am

well- it is Pinus brutia! The cones are not hanging down (in contrast to halepensis)

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Post by MWP admin » Fri Mar 21, 2008 8:21 am

The non hanging cones is a better characteristic from the needles :-) I keep an eye !
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