Know Pine Plant

Know Pine PlantPine plants are included in the classification of seed plants. Plant seed or Spermatophyta (Greek, sperm = seed, phyton = plant) is a group of plants that have a characteristic, namely the existence of an organ in the form of seeds. Seeds are part of seeds and contain new prospective individuals, ie institutions. Institutions will occur after a non-attendant or a persarian followed by conception.

Body size and shape Macroscopic-sized seed plants with varying heights. The highest seeds of trees with a height exceeding 100 m, for example sequiferadendron giganteum conifer tree in Yosemite National Park, California, USA with a height of about 115 m and a stem diameter of about 14 m. Habitus or plant seed stature varies greatly in the form of trees, such as teak, duku, coconut, banyan, fir; shrubs, for example roses, peacock flowers, hibiscus; bush, for example strawberries; and Herbs, such as vegetables, lilies, and purslane flowers.

Types of seed plants that are used for the benefit of humankind include the following:

Wheat, rice, corn and sago are the main foods of most of the world's population.

Beans, tomatoes, cabbage, potatoes, and carrots are vegetable foods as a source of fiber, protein, and vitamins.

Cotton and hemp as clothing materials.

Wood as board material and furniture.

Mustache cat, teak, mahogany, and pine as shade, water storage, carbon dioxide absorber, and oxygen source.

Different types of flowers for decoration, ceremony and religion, and cosmetics

b. Types of Firs

Spruce or Casuarinaceae includes about 70 species of plants. Most of these tribes are located in the Southern Hemisphere, especially in the tropics of the Old World, including Indo-Malaysia, Australia and the Pacific Islands.The scientific classification of pine crops is as follows:

Scientific classification

: Plants

: Magnoliophyta

: Magnoliopsida

: Fagales

: Casuarinaceae

R.Br. in Flinders

Of the approximately 70 species of plants that once known in the world, only a small part of it grows in Indonesia. In addition to growing in the forest, cypress is now an ornamental plant. A very artistic fir shape for the arrangement of a garden. Formed in such a way in japanese art style called bonsai. The original Indonesian pine species to make the best bonsai is shrimp cypress, originated from Madura, East Java.

Various kinds of pine known and growing in Indonesia, namely:

NoIndonesian name

Latin name


Wind pine

Casuarina equisetifolia


Firs Duri

Juniperus rigida


Firs Dew

Casuarina equisetifolia4

Firing Fan

Casuarina equisetifolia


Sea Pines

Casuarina equisetifolia


Norfolk Firs

Araucaria heterophylla


Pine PinesCasuarina cunninghamiana


Cemara Pua Pua

Juniperus chinensis


White Fir

Casuarina equisetifolia


Pine Shrimp

Casuarina equisetifolia

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