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Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis)

Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis)

 

From the eastern Mediterranean area, this pine is the most resistant to dry conditions.

Is a fast growing tree to 50 ft (15 m - 20 m) and has a spreading crown. The soft, light green needles are 4 in (10 cm) long and are usually carried in pairs. The Cones are reddish brown and narrow conic, 5–12 cm (2.0–4.7 in).

 

In Portuguese "Pinheiro-de-Alepo" or "Pinheiro-francês"

 

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Taken on April 24, 2016