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is a species of conifer in the Pinaceae
Pinaceae are trees or shrubs, including many of the well-known conifers of commercial importance such as cedars, firs, hemlocks, larches, pines and spruces. The family is included in the order Pinales, formerly known as Coniferales. Pinaceae are supported as monophyletic by its protein-type sieve...
It is found only in Mexico
The United Mexican States , commonly known as Mexico , is a federal constitutional republic in North America. It is bordered on the north by the United States; on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; on the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the east by the Gulf of...
. 20-30 m tall and 75 cm diameter. Straight trunk and dense top. It grows at 1500-3200 mm. Most of the rainfall in its habitat occurs in summer.
Wood: white-yellowish, moderate in quality, the resin is used to produce turpentine