Pinus brutia :~ TURKISH PINE, (Greek : Peukê, pitys ) The Turkish pine is another coastal pine, somewhat larger at 20 to 35 metres, with edible seeds. Pine wood was commonly used by the ancients for shipbuilding and also for torches. Sacred to : Poseidon (victors at the god's Isthmian games were crowned with wreaths of pine; he had sacred pine groves at Korinthos and Onkhestos) ; Dionysos (his devotees wielded pine or fir-cone tipped thrysoi staffs) Mythology : Banditry of Sinis. Sinis…
Picea omorika ‘Pendula Bruns’ (Weeping Blue Spruce) Talk about the perfect “vertical accent” for the garden….it would have to be this fine-textured conifer. 'Pendula Bruns’ soars above its.
A vintage pull down school chart with botanical illustrations of a Norway spruce pine or Picea Excelsa. Czechoslovakian made, full colour print on heavy paper with black painted dowels and original cotton hanging chord. Pull down loop is missing from the lower dowel. Central illustration
picea excelsa (L) - high resolution image from old book.This JPEG image is a high resolution printable scan of an old page (or plate, or engraving, or lithograph) from antique book published before Image may be downlo