It has been introduced near sea level in New South Wales, Australia, where it spreads naturally by wind and is very favored because rainfalls are more abundant in summer. Naturalised Distribution. It grows from 24° to 18° North latitude and 1,800–2,700 m (5,900–8,900 ft) above sea level. Eguiluz T.1982. Color/Appearance: Heartwood is light pinkish brown, sapwood is a paler yellowish white, though not usually distinct from the heartwood. It is moderately drought-tolerant, and in this respect is superior to Pinus taeda. This happens mostly in summer, but in a little area of the State of Veracruz on the Sierra Madre Oriental its habitat is rainy the year round. See the articles Wood Allergies and Toxicity and Wood Dust Safety for more information. Distribution: Native to eastern Mexico; also grown on plantations in tropical regions, Tree Size: 100-130 ft (30-40 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1m) trunk diameter, Average Dried Weight: 36 lbs/ft3 (575 kg/m3), Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .45, .58, Modulus of Rupture: 11,500 lbf/in2 (79.3 MPa), Elastic Modulus: 1,463,000 lbf/in2 (10.09 GPa), Crushing Strength: 5,160 lbf/in2 (35.6 MPa), Shrinkage:Radial: 4.1%, Tangential: 7.9%, Volumetric: 12.6%, T/R Ratio: 1.9. Paper Indus. longipedunculata Loock ex Martínez. Scans/Pictures: There are currently no pictures of this exact wood species, but a similar species within the Pinus genus is being substituted (P. radiata). Patula Pine is grown for basic construction purposes and should be available in tropical and sub-tropical regions for a modest price. Pinus patula, commonly known as patula pine, spreading-leaved pine, or Mexican weeping pine, and in Spanish as pino patula or pino llorón, (patula Latin = “spreading”) is a tree native to the highlands of Mexico. Allergies/Toxicity: Working with pine has been reported to cause allergic skin reactions and/or asthma-like symptoms in some people. Vegetación de México. It cannot withstand long periods of temperatures as low as −10 °C (14 °F), but resists occasional brief dips below 0 °C (32 °F). Leaves (needles) are grey-green - yellow-gree… In Hawaii it is replacing the native alpine grassland. The plant is not self-fertile. Comments: Patula is latin for open or spreading, and the tree is sometimes called Spreading-Leaved Pine. Identifying and Using Hundreds of Woods Worldwide, POSTER: Worldwide Woods: Ranked by Hardness. 1983. (Ed) 2005. Pricing/Availability: Much like Radiata Pine, Patula Pine has a somewhat narrow natural distribution which is greatly expanded through plantation trees. It is hardy to zone (UK) 8 and is frost tender. The tree grows up to 30 m (98 ft) tall. Native to Mexico. Pinus patula, commonly known as patula pine, spreading-leaved pine, or Mexican weeping pine, and in Spanish as pino patula or pino llorón, (patula Latin = “spreading”) is a tree native to the highlands of Mexico. Ecology and biogeography of Pinus. The tree grows up to 30 m (98 ft) tall. jelecote pine, Mexican pine, Mexican weeping pine, Mexican yellow pine, patula pine, spreading leaved pine, weeping pine. The average annual rainfall in its native habitat is from 750 to 2000 mm.  it is planted for forestation purposes in lands originally covered by bushland. Cartón de Colombia S.A. 6 p. This page was last edited on 9 October 2020, at 02:17. This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Grain/Texture: Straight grained with a medium, even texture. It is moderately drought-tolerant, and in this res… Mexican weeping pine, spreading-leaved pine, patula pine; pino patula, pino chino, pino triste [Spanish] (Wormald 1975). Gutiérrez, Millán, W. Ladrach. Distrito Federal. New Zealand. Sustainability: This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices, and is reported by the IUCN as being a species of least concern. Mexican weeping pine. Department of Conservation. Origin. When grown at wide spacing, the crown tends to spread and is "see-through". Scientific Name: Pinus patula Distribution: Native to eastern Mexico; also grown on plantations in tropical regions Tree Size: 100-130 ft (30-40 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1m) trunk diameter. Fluorescence: A Secret Weapon in Wood Identification, Bow Woods (from a mathematical perspective), Brazilian Rosewood, East Indian, and Other Rosewoods, Genuine Lignum Vitae and Argentine Lignum Vitae, BOOK: WOOD! It is planted at high altitudes in Ecuador (3500 m), Bolivia, Colombia (3300m), Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Zimbabwe, Papua New Guinea, and Hawaii (3000 m). Rot Resistance: The heartwood is rated as non-durable to perishable in regards to decay resistance. The mature bark is grey-brown and vertically ridged. Rzedowski J. It is cultivated in the United Kingdom as an ornamental tree for parks and gardens, and has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.. Proc. patula and P. patula Schiede ex Schlechtendal et Chamisso var. It is in leaf all year, and the seeds ripen from January to February. Preferred Scientific Name; Pinus patula Preferred Common Name; Mexican weeping pine Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota Kingdom: Plantae Phylum: Spermatophyta Subphylum: Gymnospermae Class: Pinopsida; Summary of Invasiveness; P. patula is a medium-size tree (usually to 20 m tall) native to eastern Mexico. South Island Wilding Conifer Strategy. Informe de Investigación 60. FYI: I receive a commission on sales generated through links to Amazon, eBay, etc. Common Uses: Paper (pulpwood), boxes/crates, and construction lumber. 1980. Mexico. Are Rosewoods (and Bubinga) really banned by CITES? Pulpwood plantations in South Africa. Ass. Pinus patula . Copyright © 2008-2020 Eric Meier | All Rights Reserved. Young bark is characteristically a reddish-orange colour and is scaly. The timber is pale-pink to salmon, moderately soft, brittle and smelling strongly of aniseed when freshly cut. The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and is pollinated by Wind. Tech. Common Names. Workability: Patula Pine works well with both hand and machine tools. Odor: Patula Pine has a faint, resinous odor while being worked. The crownmay also be rounded or spire-like. Cali, Colombia. Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Mexican conifers in San Luis Province, Argentina", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pinus_patula&oldid=982587580, Articles lacking in-text citations from June 2013, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Aust. Glues and finishes well. It grows from 24° to 18° North latitude and 1,800–2,700 m (5,900–8,900 ft) above sea level. Average Dried Weight: 36 lbs/ft 3 (575 kg/m 3) Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC):.45, .58 Janka Hardness: 550 lb f (2,450 N) There are two varieties: P. patula Schiede ex Schlechtendal et Chamisso var. Pinus patula is an evergreen Tree growing to 50 m (164ft 1in). Resultados a tres años de la siembra directa de semillas de Cupressus lusitanica y Pinus patula en finca Los Guaduales Departamento del Cauca. It was also introduced in New Zealand for commercial purposes and is fully naturalized there. Chandler, N.G. Richardson D.M. It cannot withstand long periods of temperatures as low as −10 °C (14 °F), but resists occasional brief dips below 0 °C (32 °F). This species is occasionally naturalised in eastern Australia (i.e. Pinus patula is a coniferous tree which grows to a height of 30 m or more and attains a diameter at breast height (1.3 m) of up to 1.2 m. The trunk is straight and cylindrical, sometimes forked, producing 2 or more stems. At lower altitudes than its origin country it is cultivated in Southern Brazil, South Africa, India, and in the Argentine provinces of Córdoba and San Luis.