Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Pinus kesiya Royle ex Gordon

Family: Pinaceae Genus: Pinus Species:  Pinus kesiya Royle ex Gordon






Synonym Pinus insularis Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Khasi pine Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Three-needled Pine, Benguet Pine, Luzon Pine Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Uchan Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details The seeds are winged 6–7 mm long with a 1.5-2.5 cm wing
Habitat Occurs in pine savannas, pure stands with nearly closed canopy and mixed pine-broad-leaved forests Bark Type Fissured
Distribution india (Khasi Hills in the northeast indian state of Meghalaya), Thailand, Philippines, Burma, Cambodia, Laos, China and Vietnam Bark Details The bark is thick and dark brown with deep longitudinal fissures
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Needle-like
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Lence shaped
Description of Species Pinus kesiya is a tree reaching up to 30–35 m tall with a straight, cylindrical trunk Leaf Details The leaves are needle-like dark green usually 3 per fascicle 15–20 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found