Gard. Dict. no., edn 8, 8 (1768) APNI
Tree to 25 m tall with a broad round crown. Bark purplish brown to grey-brown, narrowly fissured. Winter buds 5–10 mm long, not resinous; scales persistent, fringed, apically recurved. Leaves in pairs, 5–9 cm long, dull, grey-green. Female cones solitary or in clusters, stalked, pendulous, grey-brown to reddish brown, ovoid-conical, 5–11 cm long, deciduous or persisting; exposed portion of scale rounded with truncate dorsal protrusion. Seed with a well-developed wing.
*GipP, *Gold, *OtP, *VAlp, *VRiv, *VVP. Als naturalised WA, SA, NSW. Native in the Mediterranean region. Occasionally planted as shelter trees, Pinus halepensis has naturalised in some parts of Victoria. .
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|