Common name(s): Stone Pine, Mediterranean Stone Pine, Italian Stone Pine, Umbrella Pine, Parasol Pine
Botanical name:Pinus pinea
Distribution: Mediterranean region and North Africa
Description: Like almost any Pine, its pale yellow to creamy with darker yellow-brownish stripes.Endgrain has some pores and the wood contain lots of small pockets, stripes almost, of pitch inclusions. There are also clearly visible vascular rays.
Fun facts: Stone pines have been cultivated for their edible pine nuts since prehistoric times.