Corse, Italy (as per WCSP)

Has a limited distribution in the Mediterranean: France (Corsica) and Italy (Apennines, Sicily).
This subspecies grows in the mountains of Corsica and Sicily and also on the mainland in the Appenines, where it develops into a large tree especially in Corsica.
Corsican Pine is an important timber tree, more so nowadays in plantation forestry than in its natural range. It is the subspecies of Pinus nigra that has most often been introduced, in European countries (especially the UK) and on other continents, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere. It is also widely planted as an ornamental tree in parks and on estates.

Citation: Farjon, A. 2013. Pinus nigra ssp. laricio. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T20453493A20453502. Downloaded on 15 June 2016.


Pinus nigra subsp. laricio ATJUNE2016/14 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Pinus nigra subsp. laricio
Syn. P. laricio Poir.
October 2015

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