Canary Island Pine,Caldera de Taburiente. La Palma, Canaries

Canary Island Pine,Caldera de Taburiente. La Palma, Canaries

Observation - Canary Island Pine,Caldera de Taburiente. La Palma, Canaries. Description: Conifer endemic to the Canaries. Forms a tree up to 50 metres tall and over 2 metre in diameter.The main tree on the Caldera de Taburiente, plays an important role in the colonisation of volcanic substrata. Has many magnificent properties,quality and dur

Conifer endemic to the Canaries. Forms a tree up to 50 metres tall and over 2 metre in diameter.The main tree on the Caldera de Taburiente, plays an important role in the colonisation of volcanic substrata.
Has many magnificent properties,quality and durable wood used in carpentry, resin used for medicinal purposes, bedding for livestock.Also used as packaging for bananas. It is fire resistant and declared the official natural plant symbol of La Palma in 1991.