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Pinetum

Pinetum

Pronunciation:/pʌɪˈniːtəm/
noun (plural pineta /-tə/)

Christmas time is here , Christmas trees everywhere, so I decided to open pinetum in My botanical garden! Let start with Christmas trees-listed below are the most common (cited from:http://www.christmastree.org/types.cfm ):

  1. Arizona Cypress-Cupressus arizonica Greene
  2. Colorado blue spruce-Picea pungens Engelm.
  3. Concolor fir-Abies concolor
  4. Eastern Redcedar-Juniperus virginiana L.
  5. Fraser Fir-Abies Frasieri
  6. Leyland cypress-x Cupressocyparis leylandii
  7. Virginia Pine-Pinus Virginiana
  8. Balsam Fir-Abies balsamea (L.) Miller
  9. Canaan Fir-Abies balsamea var. phanerolepis
  10. Douglas Fir-Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco
  11. Eastern White Pine-Pinus Strobus L.
  12. Grand Fir-Abies grandis
  13. Noble Fir-Abies procera
  14. Scotch Pine-Pinus sylvestris L.
  15. White spruce-Picea glauca

The biggest and most beautiful pinetum is Bedgebury National Pinetum (http://www.bedgeburypinetum.org.uk/index.php ) with the most complete collection of conifers in the world.