- Pine family
Dallimore, W. & Jackson, A.B. (1966)
A Handbook of the Coniferae and Ginkgoaceae Edward Arnold. London.
Description of the family
Trees or rarely shrubs, monoecious, usually evergreen, the wood resinous. Leaves linear, spirally arranged. Flowers arranged in cones. Male cones lateral with numerous scales, each bearing 2 pollen-sacs. Female cones lateral or ± terminal, woody, each scale bearing 2 ovules on the adaxial surface.
Worldwide: 12 genera and 220 species, Northern temperate zones south to C America, West Indies, Sumatra and Java.
Zimbabwe: 1 genus and 3 taxa.
More sample images from the Pinaceae (Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record)
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Other sources of information about Pinaceae:
Our websites:Flora of Zimbabwe
: cultivated PinaceaeFlora of Mozambique
(Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for PinaceaeGoogle
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings, 2002-13
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. & Ballings, P.
. Flora of Zimbabwe: Family page: Pinaceae.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=172, retrieved 7 December 2013