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  Pine - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pines are coniferous trees of the genus Pinus, in the family Pinaceae.
Pines are mostly monoecious, having the male and female cones on the same tree, though a few species are sub-dioecious with individuals predominantly, but not wholly, single-sex.
Pines are commercially among the most important of species used for timber in temperate and tropical regions of the world.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Pine   (1363 words)

 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Pine
Monterey Pine, Pond Pine), the seeds are stored in closed ("serotinous") cones for many years until a forest fire kills the parent tree; the cones are also opened by the heat and the stored seeds are then released in huge numbers to re-populate the burnt ground.
The bark of a pine in Tecpan, Guatemala.
Pines are commercially among the most important of species used for timber and wood pulp in temperate and tropical regions of the world.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Pine   (1348 words)

Pine trees are also tapped in several parts of the world, such as western France, the southeastern U.S., and the Himalayas, for the purpose of their resin, which when distilled provides turpentine and resin.
Pines intended to grow in the forest should be set in their positions when quite small, from 9 to 12 inches high.
Pines usually form straggly roots and it's difficult to dig them up with a good soil ball, but this is very important to successful transplanting of all but very small plants.
www.botany.com /pinus.html   (1351 words)

 Canary Islands Pine Forests
In the Canary islands the tree line of the pine forests varies between 1000 and 2000 meters, but on the ancient lava streams of the eastern slopes of mount Teide (Tenerife) we can observe individual pine-trees growing as high as 2400 meters.
The pine forests are characterised by the presence of two shrubby legumes: Adenocarpus viscosus, Chamaecytisus proliferus and Lotus hildebrandtii, a small herbaceous plant, still belonging to the family of legumes, which we can observe in large quantities, on the south-western slopes of mount Teide.
The pine forests in Tenerife represent a preferential habitat for Fringilla teydea subspecies teydea (the Teide finch) and for Dedrocopos major subspecies canariensis (Teide's red woodpecker major) while the Gran Canaria forests are the preferential habitat for F teydea subspecies polatzeki and Dedrocopos major subspecies thanneri.
www.canaryislandflora.com /pine.htm   (778 words)

The substance is called pycnogenol (pronounced pick-naw-jen-all) and comes mostly from the pine bark which coats the maritime pine found in the Canadian province of Quebec and along the Atlantic seacoast of southern France.
Scotch pine pitch, the result of distilling the tar, also yielded medicinal preparations for eczema and similar skin problems, and it was recommended internally for skin diseases and hemorrhoids as well.
The leaves of Scots pine, taken internally, have a mildly antiseptic effect within the chest, and may also be used for arthritic and rheumatic problems.
www.herbs2000.com /herbs/herbs_pine.htm   (1053 words)

 Canary Island Pine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canary Island Pine (Pinus canariensis) is a species in the genus Pinus, family Pinaceae, native to the outer Canary Islands (Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Gomera, Hierro, La Palma) in the Atlantic Ocean.
It is a subtropical pine and does not tolerate low temperatures or hard frost, surviving temperatures down to about −6 to −10 °C. It is a large evergreen tree, growing to 30-45 m tall and 1.5 m trunk diameter, exceptionally up to 60 m tall and 2.5 m diameter.
Its closest relatives are the Chir Pine (Pinus roxburghii) from the Himalaya, and Turkish Pine from the eastern Mediterranean.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canary_Island_Pine   (289 words)

 Pine Tree Seeds, pine seeds, trees and Bonsai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bishop Pine is a conical pine tree, becoming broadly domed or columnar with age.
Mexican yellow pine is a rounded, spreading tree with scaly, reddish brown bark and shiny, bright green leaves.
Pinus Sabiniana is a conical to domed pine tree with fissured gray bark, blue green leaves and dark brown cones.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/anico/pine.htm   (594 words)

 Canary Island Spain -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The ?nearest island is 108 km from the northwest African coast.
The Canary Islands used to be inhabited by the Guanches which are related to Berbers; they mixed with Spaniards, who live on the islands now.
This pine is a native to the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, but has been used horticulturally in other warm areas.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/26/canary-island-spain.html   (725 words)

 Pine Needle Options for Coiled Basketry southern longleaf canary island digger coulter ponderosa needles pineneedles, ...
My favorite needles come from the Coulter pine (pinus coulteri), a tree that is native to northern California; however, they do even better in Seattle--much denser growth than in the wild.
I have used Jeffrey pine, Coulter pine and Sugar Pine (pinus lambertiana) needles.
The pine needles which I find are Canary Island pine (pinus canariensis) and found locally.
pinebaskets.tripod.com /needleoptions.html   (1532 words)

 The Canaries: Invaded Isles of Wonder - National Zoo| FONZ
The islands' volcanic origins are obvious from the air: Off the coasts of the easternmost islands Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, conical, treeless mountains rise from the blue-green water, their rims seeming ready to spew lava.
Aside from the Canaries, the Macaronesian islands include the Portuguese islands of Madeira, which lie to the north, the tiny Selvagens, situated between Madeira and the Canaries, and the farther-flung Azores and Cape Verde Islands.
These days, the Canary Islands provide Europe with bananas, tobacco, and a variety of other crops, but the biggest money-earner by far is the tourism industry, which draws about 10 million visitors to the islands each year.
nationalzoo.si.edu /Publications/ZooGoer/2005/2/canaryisles.cfm   (3048 words)

 Pitch canker kills pines,
The third native Monterey pine stand on the mainland, at Cambria, was not visited in 1992, and observations in 1993 and 1994 suggested that trees in that area were free of the disease.
A Monterey pine was found infected with pitch canker at Ukiah, Mendocino County, at the junction of Talmage Road and U.S. Highway 101, in November of 1992.
Monterey pine is the most widely planted pine species in the world, and the presence of pitch canker in the native stands threatens a vital genetic resource.
frap.cdf.ca.gov /pitch_canker/prevention_management/cal_ag.html   (2840 words)

 On land
The four national parks of the Canary Islands, their gorges and an extensive network of restored trails and paths are just the setting for combining a bit of physical exercise with contemplation.
Although most of the canyons in the Canary Islands are dry, canyoneering will guarantee you a mixture of adventure, an excursion, walks through water and mud, and rock climbing.
Nowadays, the Canary Islands have a growing supply of accommodation in traditional houses, the perfect complement for lovers of outdoor activities.
www.canary-travel.com /Canary_Islands/CoronarCima-in.html   (992 words)

 DenverPost.com - Canaries, beyond the beach
This chain of seven major islands raised from the Atlantic Ocean by volcanoes, has exotic fauna and flora, including the regal Canary Island pine and bizarre dragon tree that evolved in isolation.
Instead of crossing the island on the road to El Teide, I concentrated on the developed northern side of Tenerife, home to most of the island's residents and to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital.
Suddenly, I was on the island's sunny western side, near the entrance to Caldera de Taburiente National Park, a volcanic depression surrounded by sheer rock walls.
www.denverpost.com /travel/ci_3556362   (1321 words)

 Turkish Pine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Turkish Pine (Pinus brutia) is a pine native to the eastern Mediterranean region.
The Krüper's Nuthatch, a rare nuthatch, is largely restricted to forests of Turkish Pine and depends heavily on it for feeding; the ranges of the two species are largely coincident.
Turkish Pine is also known by several other names, Calabrian Pine (from a naturalised population of the pine in Calabria in southern Italy, from where the pine was first botanically described), East Mediterranean Pine and Brutia Pine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Turkish_Pine   (622 words)

 Secret Tenerife: The Canary Island Pine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Canary Island Pine (Pinus canariensis) is a common sight on the mountains of Tenerife where it manages to grow on very rocky ground and forms large areas of forest, but what is perhaps not so well known is that this tree has many medicinal properties.
Amongst other applications, essential oil from the Canary Pine needles and twigs can be used as an inhalant, to treat bronchitis and heavy colds, externally as a remedy for arthritis and rheumatic pain, and to treat bruises and sprains.
In its native habitat, Canary Island pine produces strong, dense heartwood (sinks in water), which is much stronger and more durable than that of most pines.
www.secret-tenerife.com /2006/07/canary-island-pine.shtml   (425 words)

 Orange County Nursery - Bareroot, Specimen, Container&Fruit Trees
A tall, narrow pine that is suited for a wide range of Southern California Climates, from seacoast to inland.
The Aleppo Pine is a evergreen conifer that grows nearly 60' high and 30' wide.
Loblolly Pine is large conifer well suited to wet soil and humid conditions of the Southern United States.
www.ocnursery.com /shade-pinus.html   (745 words)

 tn20Current Status of Pitch Canker
The first indication of infection on pines is usually the wilting and fading of needles on previously vigorous, unshaded branch tips, with resin exudation from the infection site.
In Monterey pine Christmas trees, resinous cankers are produced at the root crown; the entire tree subsequently wilts and dies.
Monterey pine is the most widely planted timber species in the world, and California’s native populations represent a global resource for breeding programs.
frap.cdf.ca.gov /pitch_canker/prevention_management/treenotes.html   (1435 words)

 Tree Guide at arborday.org
The Canary Island Pine can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map.
The Canary Island Pine grows to be 70' - 80' feet in height.
The Canary Island Pine is used by woodpeckers, bats, and invertebrates as a source of food because of the large numbers of insects that use this tree throughout their various life-stages.
www.arborday.org /Trees/TreeGuide/print.cfm?ID=123   (191 words)

 Prim Pines, the Official website for Judy M. Mallow, author of From Forest Floor to Finished Project, premier text on ...
Canary Island Pine (pinus canariensis) with needles 9 - 12 inches, native to the Canary Islands, but some grow in Southern California.
Its natural habitat is the Torrey Pine Reserve a small area north of San Diego, and on the Santa Rosa Island.
Perhaps the most predominate basket-making pine in western North America is the Ponderosa pine (pinus ponderosa) with needles from 5-10 inches long.
www.primpines.com /thepineneedle.html   (718 words)

 Research Abstract: 1989-02-00 Dry Deposition Onto Aerodynamic Surfaces and Vegetation
Three species of vegetation (Waxleaf Privet, Canary island Pine, and Japanese Privet) have also been used to assess dry deposition during the first set of field experiments.
In general, deposition on the Canary Island Pine shows the greatest values, exceeding those on the Teflon plates and nylasorb filter paper by factors of 2 -3.
Fluxes onto the Japanese Privet are only slightly lower than those onto Canary Island Pine, while fluxes onto the Waxleaf Privet are nearly the same as those on the Teflon plates and filter paper.
www.arb.ca.gov /research/abstracts/a6-186-32.htm   (449 words)

 Arizona Landscaping Plants And Flowers, Pictures, Photos, And Planting Information, Trees, Canary Island Pine Tree, ...
One of the oldest pines grown in the Phoenix, Yuma, and Tucson areas.
In the Canary Islands Archipelago it is a pine tree which sometimes reaches great dimensions; there are some plants up to 192 feet tall with trunks over seven feets in diameter.
The "Canary Islands' pine-tree" is an endemic plant of the archipelago, but it is wild only in Tenerife, La Palma, Gran Canaria and Hierro.
www.delange.org /PineCanary/PineCanary.htm   (231 words)

 Evergreen / Conifer / Christmas Trees 2
Growth of the Canary Island Pine is tall, slender, and in a pyramid shape.
The Canary Island Pine is native to the Canary Islands.
This pine is a North American native, found from Newfoundland to Manitoba, then southward to Georgia and west to Illinois and Iowa.
www.ppgn.com /evergreen2.html   (548 words)

 Cruise Canary Island Cruise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Valverde, the beautiful capital is situated on a mountainside and is the only Canary Islands capitol, which is not situated on the coast.
The island is characterises by its central massif of a height of 1487 meters, dropping steeply to the sea.
The smallest, most silent and mostly unknown island of all Canaries Islands is located in the extreme southwest of the archipelago.
www.scantours.com /canary_island_cruise.htm   (1355 words)

 Rise and fall of the Monterey pine Sunset - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The red turpentine beetle and pine engraver beetles are serious problems; they bore into the trunk, often leaving sap globs on the surface.
Irregular pine scale, a soft, round insect, attaches itself to twigs and shoots and sucks sap.
From spring through fall, Nantucket pine tip moths are known troublemakers in Monterey pines in parts of Southern California; dead shoot tips and dead growth spreading to the whole top of the tree indicate their presence.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1216/is_v175/ai_4040265   (582 words)

 Sunshine not Canaries' only winter draw / Atlantic isles sport volcano, colonial towns
Visitors to the Canary Islands come here with one thing in mind: the beach.
When I left the Canary Islands the next day, from the window of the plane, I finally got want I wanted -- a clear view of the snow-capped volcano, El Teide.
Restaurant and inn in old country house; Canary Island specialties such as chicken with tropical fruit.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/04/16/TRGHDI82FT1.DTL   (1522 words)

 Pinus canariensis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The branches are arranged in fairly regular tiers, which may be up to several feet apart, and in an open location the lower branches will be retained.
In its native habitat, Canary Island pine produces strong, dense heartwood (it sinks in water), which is much stronger and more durable than that of most pines; for this reason plantations have been established for timber production in many countries with suitable climates.
However, in California it is grown for ornament.
trees.stanford.edu /ENCYC/PINcan.htm   (180 words)

 What variety of pine tree to plant? - Arizona Gardening Forum - GardenWeb
The Aleppo pine are the same type of pine trees you find in Italy and Greece which are grown also for edible pine nuts.
The Canary Island pine grows vertically eventually reaching 50 feet with a 25 foot spread.
Actually the pine that produces pine nuts in Italy and Greece is the Italian Stone pine-it's the pine that has an umbrella shape to it.
forums.gardenweb.com /forums/load/azgard/msg0711410914961.html   (419 words)

 Pinus torreyana Torrey Pine.
There are two wild colonies left in San Diego and on Santa Rosa Island.
It is about as fast as Digger Pine.
It looks a great deal like a Canary Island Pine and would be a good replacement in coastal plantings.
www.laspilitas.com /plants/519.htm   (269 words)

 Tree #5: Canary Island Pine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Looking to the northwest corner of the intersection you will see a small grove of CANARY ISLAND PINES (Pinus canariensis).
These pines are distinguished from those previously mentioned by their long, drooping needles and columnar to pyramidal form.
This species sustained minor to severe damage in the freeze of December 1990.
lda.ucdavis.edu /old_site/students/alumni/Gilchrist/t1t5.html   (121 words)

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