bog pine

noun

Definition of bog pine

  1. :  a New Zealand evergreen shrub or small tree (Halocarpus bidwillii synonym Dacrydium bidwillii of the family Podocarpaceae) of both wet and dry montane and subalpine regions that has spirally arranged, scalelike leaves, thin, reddish bark, and a berrylike cone with a white, fleshy aril surrounding an elongated dark seed —called also mountain pine

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1864

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1864


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