ancient pine

noun
small slow-growing pine of western United States similar to the bristlecone pine; chocolate brown bark in plates and short needles in bunches of 5; crown conic but becoming rough and twisted; oldest plant in the world growing to 5000 years in cold semidesert mountain tops
Syn: ↑Pinus longaeva
Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true pine

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