Scientific name Pinus herrerae
|Similar Pinus praetermissa, Pinus pringlei, Pinus lawsonii, Pinus jaliscana, Pinus lumholtzii|
Pinus herrerae, Herrera's pine, is a species of conifer in the Pinaceae family. It is found only in Mexico. It is a straight trunked tree, 30-35 m tall and 75-100 cm dbh (diameter at breast height).
Bark: thick, reddish-brown or gray -brown. Twigs: In light gray with bases decurrent long cord. Needles: Green Color , in fascicles of 3, 10 to 20 cm in length; and 0.7 to 0.9 mm thin and lax wide. Cones: Solitary or in pairs 2-4x2-3.5 cm when open , dropping the year they mature. Scales: 50-80 , opening soon , apófisis slightly raised with small umbo and mucronate. Seeds: 2.5-4x2-3 mm with wing 5-8x35 mm. Habitat: On the fringe of the cloud forest and pine and pine-oak growing beside Pseudotsuga .