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Taxon: Pinus gerardiana Wall. ex D. Don

Genus: Pinus subgenus: Strobus section: Quinquefoliae subsection: Gerardianae
Family: Pinaceae
Nomen number: 28450
Place of publication: A. B. Lambert, Descr. Pinus ed. 3, 2:144, t. 79. 1832 (N. Wallich, Numer. List 207, no. 6064. 1831-1832, nom. nud.)
Name verified on: 16-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Jun-2009
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.

Common names:

  • chilghoza pine   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – English
  • chilgoza pine   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • Gerard's pine   (Source: Pines ) – English
  • Gerards Kiefer   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

    Western Asia: Afghanistan [n.e.]
    China: China - Xizang [s.]
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan [n.]


  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Farjon, A. 1984. Pines, drawings and descriptions of the genus Pinus. 79.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Krüssmann, G. 1985. Manual of cultivated conifers (English translation of Die Nadelgeholze, ed. 2. 1983).
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1949. Lambert's "A Description of the genus Pinus". Madroño 10:45.
  • Mirov, N. T. 1967. The genus Pinus. 275, 278.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Rosengarten, F. 1984. The book of edible nuts.
  • Silba, J. 1986. Encyclopaedia Coniferae. Phytologia Mem. 8:143. [= P. gerardiana Wall. ex D. Don].
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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