Torrey pine

noun
Tor·​rey pine | \ ˈtȯrē- \
variants: or Torrey's pine

Definition of Torrey pine

: a tall coniferous tree (Pinus torreyana) of California with dark green needles in fives and long cylindrical cones

called also gray-leaf pine, Sabine pine, Soledad pine

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History and Etymology for Torrey pine

after John Torrey †1873

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“Torrey pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Torrey%20pine. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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