It grows to between 0.5 and 3 metres in height and has a peak flowering period between May and September (late autumn to early spring) in its native range. The flowers are pink to red with yellowish- tipped styles . The long and narrow leaves are 20 to 55 mm long and 1 to 2 mm wide.
The species was first formally described by Carl Meissner in Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany in 1855, from material collected by James Drummond..
Climate and intraannual density fluctuations in Pinus pinaster subsp. mesogeensis in Spanish woodlands.(Report)
Aug 01, 2009; Introduction Intraannual density fluctuations (IADFs), which include false rings, growth bands, double rings, and multiple rings,...
Intra-annual density fluctuations of Pinus pinaster are a record of climatic changes in the western Mediterranean region.(Report)
Aug 01, 2010; Introduction During the second half of the 20th century, the Mediterranean area has experienced an increase in the mean annual...