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Noun: black pine
  1. Conifer of Australia and New Zealand
    - matai, Prumnopitys taxifolia, Podocarpus spicata
  2. New Zealand conifer used for lumber; the dark wood is used for interior carpentry
    - miro, Prumnopitys ferruginea, Podocarpus ferruginea
  3. Large Japanese ornamental having long needles in bunches of 2; widely planted in United States because of its resistance to salt and smog
    - Japanese black pine, Pinus thunbergii
  4. Tall symmetrical pine of western North America having long blue-green needles in bunches of 3 and elongated cones on spreading somewhat pendulous branches; sometimes classified as a variety of ponderosa pine
    - Jeffrey pine, Jeffrey's pine, Pinus jeffreyi
  5. Large two-needled timber pine of southeastern Europe
    - Pinus nigra

Derived forms: black pines

Type of: conifer, coniferous tree, pine, pine tree, true pine

Part of: genus Prumnopitys, Prumnopitys

Encyclopedia: Black pine