from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See king-pine, under pine.


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  • Forests are restricted largely to the Rishi Gorge and are dominated by West Himalayan fir Abies pindrow and Rhododendron campanulatum with Himalayan birch Betula utilis up to about 3,350 m.

    Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Park, India

  • The western extents of the Himalayas have more extensive conifer forests of blue pine (Pinus wallichiana), chilgoza pine (Pinus gerardiana), fir (Abies spectabilis), silver fir (Abies pindrow), and spruce (Picea smithiana) than the moister eastern part of the mountain range.

    Western Himalayan subalpine conifer forests


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