true pine


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Noun1.true pine - a coniferous treetrue pine - a coniferous tree      
genus Pinus, Pinus - type genus of the Pinaceae: large genus of true pines
pine - straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus
pinon, pinyon - any of several low-growing pines of western North America
Pinus glabra, spruce pine - large two-needled pine of southeastern United States with light soft wood
Pinus nigra, black pine - large two-needled timber pine of southeastern Europe
northern pitch pine, Pinus rigida, pitch pine - large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine
Pinus serotina, pond pine - large three-needled pine of sandy swamps of southeastern United States; needles longer than those of the northern pitch pine
European nut pine, Pinus pinea, stone pine, umbrella pine - medium-sized two-needled pine of southern Europe having a spreading crown; widely cultivated for its sweet seeds that resemble almonds
arolla pine, cembra nut tree, Pinus cembra, Swiss pine, Swiss stone pine - large five-needled European pine; yields cembra nuts and a resinous exudate
mugho pine, mugo pine, Pinus mugo, Swiss mountain pine, dwarf mountain pine, mountain pine - low shrubby pine of central Europe with short bright green needles in bunches of two
ancient pine, Pinus longaeva - small slow-growing pine of western United States similar to the bristlecone pine; chocolate brown bark in plates and short needles in bunches of 5; crown conic but becoming rough and twisted; oldest plant in the world growing to 5000 years in cold semidesert mountain tops
white pine - any of several five-needled pines with white wood and smooth usually light grey bark when young; especially the eastern white pine
yellow pine - any of various pines having yellow wood
Jeffrey pine, Jeffrey's pine, Pinus jeffreyi, black pine - tall symmetrical pine of western North America having long blue-green needles in bunches of 3 and elongated cones on spreading somewhat pendulous branches; sometimes classified as a variety of ponderosa pine
lodgepole, lodgepole pine, Pinus contorta, shore pine, spruce pine - shrubby two-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares
Pinus contorta murrayana, Sierra lodgepole pine - tall subspecies of lodgepole pine
frankincense pine, loblolly pine, Pinus taeda - tall spreading three-needled pine of southeastern United States having reddish-brown fissured bark and a full bushy upper head
jack pine, Pinus banksiana - slender medium-sized two-needled pine of eastern North America; with yellow-green needles and scaly grey to red-brown fissured bark
swamp pine - any of several pines that prefer or endure moist situations such as loblolly pine or longleaf pine
Canadian red pine, Pinus resinosa, red pine - pine of eastern North America having long needles in bunches of two and reddish bark
Pinus sylvestris, Scotch fir, Scotch pine, Scots pine - medium large two-needled pine of northern Europe and Asia having flaking red-brown bark
Jersey pine, Pinus virginiana, scrub pine, Virginia pine - common small shrubby pine of the eastern United States having straggling often twisted or branches and short needles in bunches of 2
Monterey pine, Pinus radiata - tall California pine with long needles in bunches of 3, a dense crown, and dark brown deeply fissured bark
bristlecone pine, Pinus aristata, Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine - small slow-growing upland pine of western United States (Rocky Mountains) having dense branches with fissured rust-brown bark and short needles in bunches of 5 and thorn-tipped cone scales; among the oldest living things some over 4500 years old
hickory pine, Pinus pungens, prickly pine, table-mountain pine - a small two-needled upland pine of the eastern United States (Appalachians) having dark brown flaking bark and thorn-tipped cone scales
knobcone pine, Pinus attenuata - medium-sized three-needled pine of the Pacific coast of the United States having a prominent knob on each scale of the cone
Japanese red pine, Japanese table pine, Pinus densiflora - pine native to Japan and Korea having a wide-spreading irregular crown when mature; grown as an ornamental
Japanese black pine, Pinus thunbergii, black pine - large Japanese ornamental having long needles in bunches of 2; widely planted in United States because of its resistance to salt and smog
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This cone-bearing evergreen is not a true pine. Only a few clumps of the tree seem to remain, and they live in an isolated, rugged area inside Wollemi National Park, about 200 kilometers northwest of Sydney.