Pinus mugo Turra

First published in Giorn. Italia Sci. Nat. 1: 152 (1764)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. France to Carpathians, Central Italy, N. Balkan Peninsula. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the temperate biome. It is used as a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

Descriptions

Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

Conservation
Pinus mugo is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.02, which places it in position 864 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 6.56, ranked 501. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.
[EDGE]

Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Colombian departments: Bogotá DC.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
[UPFC]

Uses

Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
[UPFC]

Common Names

English
Dwarf Mountain Pine

Sources

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    • EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0