Pinus nigra subsp. nigra var. pallasiana

Pinus nigra subsp. nigra var. pallasiana, Yalta, Crimea


Taxonavigation: Pinales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Divisio: Pinophyta
Classis: Pinopsida
Ordo: Pinales

Familia: Pinaceae
Genus: Pinus
Subgenus: P. subg. Pinus
Sectio: P. sect. Pinus
Subsectio: P. subsect. Pinus
Species: Pinus nigra
Subspecies: Pinus nigra subsp. nigra
Varietas: Pinus nigra subsp. nigra var. pallasiana


Pinus nigra J.F.Arnold var. pallasiana (Lamb.) Asch. & Graebn., Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 1: 214 (1897).


  • Basionym
    • Pinus pallasiana Lamb., Descr. Pinus, ed. 2, 2: t. 5 (1828).
  • Homotypic
    • Pinus laricio var. pallasiana (Lamb.) Endl., Syn. Conif.: 179 (1847).
    • Pinus laricio subsp. pallasiana (Lamb.) K.Richt., Pl. Eur. 1: 3 (1890).
    • Pinus nigra subsp. pallasiana (Lamb.) Holmboe, Bergens Mus. Skr., ser. 2, 1(2): 29 (1914).


Native distribution areas:
  • Europe
    • Eastern Europe
      • Krym
  • Asia-Temperate
    • Caucasus
      • North Caucasus

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


  • Often treated at the rank of subspecies, but differences from typical subsp. nigra very small and inconsistent, with no significant differences in ecology or climatic adaptation.